Happy Thursday! Welcome to this week’s Let’s Learn a New Crochet Stitch – Kitchen Crochet Edition event. This week I am going to show you the Grit Stitch in this photo tutorial, plus give you instructions for a dishcloth in sizes 6″ x 6″, 9″ x 9″ and 12″ x 12″. I hope you enjoy the tutorial and pattern! Happy Crocheting!
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Grit Stitch Tutorial & Dishcloth Pattern
- Approximately 36 yds of worsted weight cotton yarn in any color of your choosing. I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in Black Currant.
- Size I Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
3.8 sts & 2.5 rows = 1″
6″ x 6″
9″ x 9″
12″ x 12″
- This pattern is written in US terms
- Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. Gauge is not necessary for this pattern but if you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.
- This pattern is written for a 6″ x 6″ dishcloth with stitch counts for 9″ x 9″ and 12″ x 12″ written in parenthesis. The 9″ dishcloth stitch counts will be written in italics and the 12″ dishcloth stitch counts will be written in bold.
This will give you approximately an 6″ x 6″ square. You can add a simple sc border around the square to finish it off.
Ch 23 (35, 47)
Row 1: Work 1 dc into the 3rd ch from hook (2 sk chs count as 1 sc), *sk next ch, work 1 sc and 1 dc in the next ch** Repeat from * to ** until there are 2 chs remaining, sk next ch, work 1 sc into the last ch, turn. (21, 33, 45)
Row 2: Ch 1 (count as 1 sc), work 1 dc into the first st, *sk next st, work 1 sc and 1 dc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across until there are 2 sts remaining, sk next st, work 1 sc into the t-ch, turn. (21, 33, 45)
Row 3-15: Repeat Row 2 (for 6″ dishcloth)
Row 3-23: Repeat Row 2 (9″ dishcloth)
Row 3-30: Repeat Row 2 (12″ dishcloth)
Fasten off, weave all ends.
You can add a simple border by joining your yarn with a sl st in one of the stitches, sc evenly around placing 3 sc sts in each corner, join in beginning sc with an invisible join. Fasten off, weave ends.
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