Little Bubbles Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern and Tutorial

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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 a cluster stitch and give you the instructions to turn it into the Little Bubbles Dishcloth, with a photo tutorial.  Happy Crocheting!

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Little Bubbles Dishcloth Pattern and Tutorial

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Materials:

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

ch(s) – chain(s)
CL – cluster
dc5tog – double crochet five stitches together
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Multiple:

3+1

Gauge:

3.5 sts & 3 rows = 1″

Finished Size:

6″ x 6″

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US crochet terms.
  • The sizes are an approximation. They will not be exact. 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.
  • Written instructions are listed below, after the photo tutorial.
  • Each dc5tog CL counts as 1 st in the stitch count at the end of the row.
  • All color changes are made in the last yarn over of the last st of the row.

Photo Tutorial:

With Color A Ch 22

Row 1:  1 sc into the 2nd ch from hook

Row 1 cont’d: 1 sc into each remaining st across, turn.

 Row 2: Ch 1

Row 2 cont’d: 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the next st

Row 2 cont’d: Begin working a dc5tog CL by yarning over and inserting your hook into the next st, pull up a loop

 Row 2 cont’d: Yarn over and pull through 2 loops

Row 2 cont’d: Yarn over, insert hook into same st, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over, pull through 2 loops. Repeat this 3 more times. You will have 6 loops on your hook.

Row 2 cont’d: Yarn over and pull through all 6 loops. dc5tog CL made.

Row 2 cont’d: *1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, dc5tog CL into the next st**

Row 2 cont’d: Repeat from * to ** across, changing to Color B in the last yarn over of the last st, turn.

Row 3: Ch 1

Row 3 cont’d: 1 sc into each dc5tog CL and each sc across, turn.

Row 4: Ch 1

Row 4 cont’d: dc5tog CL into the first st

Row 4 cont’d: *1 sc into each of the next 2 sts

Row 4 cont’d: dc5tog CL in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, changing to Color C on last yarn over of last st, turn.
lb20

Row 5: Ch 1
lb22

Row 5 cont’d: 1 sc into the first st and each st across, turn.
lb23

Row 6: Repeat Row 2, change to Color A
Row 7-8: Repeat Rows 3-4, Change to Color B
Row 9-10: Repeat Rows 3-4, Change to Color C
Row 11: Repeat Row 5
Row 12-13: Repeat Rows 2-3, Change to Color A
Row 13-14: Repeat Rows 4-5, Change to Color B
Row 15-16: Repeat Rows 2-3, Change to Color C
Row 17-18: Repeat Rows 4-5. Fasten off, weave ends.

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Written Instructions:

With Color A, Ch 22
Row 1: 1 sc into the 2nd ch from hook and in each st across, turn. (21)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into the next st, dc5tog CL into the next st, *1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, dc5tog CL into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn.  Change to Color B (21)
Row 3: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st across, turn. (21)
Row 4: Ch 1, dc5tog CL into the first st, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts, *dc5tog CL into the next st, 1 sc into each of the next 2 sts** Repeat from * to ** across, turn. Change to Color C (21)
Row 5: Ch 1, 1 sc into each st across, turn. (21)
Row 6: Repeat Row 2, change to Color A
Row 7-8: Repeat Rows 3-4, Change to Color B
Row 9-10: Repeat Rows 3-4, Change to Color C
Row 11: Repeat Row 5
Row 12-13: Repeat Rows 2-3, Change to Color A
Row 13-14: Repeat Rows 4-5, Change to Color B
Row 15-16: Repeat Rows 2-3, Change to Color C
Row 17-18: Repeat Rows 4-5. Fasten off, weave ends.

Finish (optional):

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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