Seed Stitch Tutorial and Dishcloth Pattern
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 Seed 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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Seed Stitch & Dishcloth Pattern
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- Approximately 36 yds of Category 4 Medium Weight Cotton Yarn; I used Lily Sugar ‘n Cream* in the Jute colorway
- Size I Crochet Hook*
- Yarn Needle* for weaving ends
ch – chain
st(s) – stitch(es)
sc – single crochet
dc – double crochet
() – indicates stitch counts
3.2 stitches & 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.
Row 1: sc in the 2nd ch from hook
Row 1 cont’d: dc in the next st
Row 1 cont’d: *sc in the next st, dc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn.
Row 2 cont’d: sc in the first st
Row 2 cont’d: dc in the next st
Row 2 cont’d: *sc in the next st, dc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn.
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 19 (29, 39)
Row 1: Work 1 sc in the 2nd ch from hook, 1 dc in the next st, *1 sc in the next st, 1 dc in the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn. (18, 28, 38)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 dc in the next st, *1 sc into the next st, 1 dc into the next st** Repeat from * to ** across, turn. (18, 28, 38)
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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I was going to purchase yarn through your link, but it said the page did not exist
Hi Loretta! I apologize! It looks like Joann does not carry that specific color at the moment. You can find it here at Michaels.
Thank you for showing me another easy stitch! Still working on dishcloths for my mom 🙂
You’re welcome Lori! 🙂
Great tutorial! I love cloths like this!
Thank you Marissa!
Thank you for a new stitch. I love that you used something besides yarn.