Silt Stitch Washcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Welcome to the 2024 Washcloth of the Month CAL!

Rhondda and I are so excited to bring you 36 fun and functional washcloths this year! For my March washcloth contribution, I have this quick and easy washcloth that takes less than an hour to crochet and makes for a great gift! Scroll down to check out the FREE crochet pattern for the Silt Stitch Washcloth. And for a limited time only, get a FREE PDF version of this pattern from my Ravelry shop! I hope you enjoy it! Happy Crocheting!

Rhondda and I are so excited to host the Washcloth of the Month CAL in 2024. We will each have a new free washcloth pattern on our blogs each month, for 12 months! Plus, we will have 11 amazing designers that will be joining us this year. If you want to know more about the Washcloth of the Month CAL, including the schedule, please visit this intro post.

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If you would like to share your progress, please feel free to add your Ravelry Project Pages for each of the washcloths that you make! Each pattern post will include a specific pattern link to Ravelry so you can add your own project. Rhondda has put together a great tutorial on how to add projects to Ravelry, which you can find here.

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Make sure to visit the other Washcloth posts from this month’s CAL: 

Click here to see Rhondda’s March Pattern: Baby Bean Stitch Washcloth

Click here to see the Star Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Washcloth from Fiber Flux


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Silt Stitch Washcloth

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Skill Level:

Easy

Abbreviations:

ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)
() – indicates stitch counts
[] – indicates instructions to be worked into one stitch
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

15.2 stitches & 8.4 rows = 4″ (in pattern stitch)

Finished Size:

Approximately 9″ x 9″

Notes:

  • This pattern is written in US terms.
  • Sizing will vary depending on how tightly or loosely you crochet. If you would like to keep the sizing the same, please check your gauge before starting this project.

Photo Tutorial: Coming soon!

Written Instructions:

9″ Dishcloth
Ch 36
Row 1: Work 1 dc into the 4th ch from hook (count as 1 dc), work 1 dc into each st across, turn. (34 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, work [1, sc, 2 dc] into the first st, *sk the next 2 sts, work [1 sc, 2 dc] into the next st; Repeat from * across until there are 3 sts remaining, sk the next 2 sts, work 1 sc into the turning ch, turn. (34 sts)
Row 3: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), work 1 dc into each st across, turn. (34 sts)
Rows 4-17: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 18: Repeat Row 2
Row 19: Repeat Row 3, fasten off, weave all ends.

12″ Dishcloth:
Ch 48
Row 1: Work 1 dc into the 4th ch from hook (count as 1 dc), work 1 dc into each st across, turn. (46 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, work [1, sc, 2 dc] into the first st, *sk the next 2 sts, work [1 sc, 2 dc] into the next st; Repeat from * across until there are 3 sts remaining, sk the next 2 sts, work 1 sc into the turning ch, turn. (46 sts)
Row 3: Ch 3 (count as 1 dc), work 1 dc into each st across, turn. (46 sts)
Rows 4-11: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 22: Repeat Row 2
Row 23: Repeat Row 3, fasten off, weave all ends.

Finish (optional):

  • You can add a simple border by joining your yarn with a sl st into 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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