Summer Splash Washcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

I am so excited to be participating in the 2018 Washcloth Crochet Along! My CAL contribution is this bright and fun Summer Splash Washcloth. You can find all of the other great washcloth patterns from this CAL and enter to win some great prizes here: Announcing the 2018 Washcloth Crochet Along! 

I made this fun washcloth with gorgeous Cascade Ultra Pima yarn, which was provided to me by Cascade Yarns. This yarn is a beautiful 100% pima cotton yarn that is soft and smooth, and perfect to work with. Scroll down for the free crochet pattern for my Summer Splash Washcloth!

2018 Washcloth Crochet Along | www.thestitchinmommy.com

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Summer Splash Washcloth - Free Crochet Pattern | 2018 Washcloth Crochet Along #CALCentral | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Summer Splash Washcloth

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Skill Level:

Intermediate

Abbreviations:

ch – chain
ch-sp – chain space
dc – double crochet
dc2tog – double crochet two stitches together
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
sp(s) – space(s)
t-ch – turning chain
[] – indicates instructions to be repeated within the brackets
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Gauge:

4.5 stitches & 2.6 rows = 1″ (in pattern stitch)

Finished Size:

Approximately 7.5″ wide x 7″ long

Notes:

  • 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.
  • All color changes are made in the last yarn over of the last stitch of the row.
  • When making your color changes, do not cut the yarn. This will help you work the edging without having extra ends to weave in.

Special Stitches:

Puff Stitch (puff st):

  • Yarn over, insert hook into indicated stitch
  • Yarn over, pull up a loop
  • *Yarn over, insert hook into the same stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop;
  • Repeat from * two more times
  • Yarn over and pull through all loops on hook
  • Ch 1 to “lock” the puff stitch

Instructions:

With Color A,
Ch 36

Row 1: 1 dc into the 4th ch from hook (count as 2 dc2tog), [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] twice, ch 1, [work 1 puff st into the next st] 5 times, [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] six times, ch 1, [work 1 puff st into the next st] 5 times, [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] 3 times, turn. (34 sts)
Row 2: Ch 1, 1 sc into the first st, 1 sc into each st and ch-sp across (excluding the t-ch), turn. (34 sts)
Row 3: Ch 3, sk the first st, 1 dc into the next st (count as 2 dc2tog), [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] twice, ch 1, [work 1 puff st into the next st] 5 times, [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] six times, ch 1, [work 1 puff st into the next st] 5 times, [dc2tog over the next 2 sts] 3 times, turn. (34 sts)
Rows 4-5: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 6: Repeat Row 2, Change to Color B
Row 7: 
Repeat Row 3
Rows 8-11: 
Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 12: Repeat Row 2, Change to Color C
Row 13: 
Repeat Row 3
Rows 14-17: 
Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 18: Repeat Row 2, do not fasten off.

Finish:

  • Sc evenly down the side of Rows 13-18.
  • Fasten off Color C, pick up Color B and continue working sc sts evenly down the side of Rows 7-12.
  • Fasten off Color B, pick up Color A and continue working sc sts evenly down the side of Rows 1-6, along the bottom of the starting chain, and up the other side of Rows 1-6.
  • Fasten off Color A, change to Color B, and continue working sc sts evenly up the side of Rows 7-12.
  • Fasten off Color B , change to Color C, and continue working sc sts evenly up the side of Rows 13-18.
  • Join to the last stitch of Row 18 with an invisible join.
  • Fasten off and weave all ends.

 

Summer Splash Washcloth - Free Crochet Pattern | 2018 Washcloth Crochet Along #CALCentral | www.thestitchinmommy.com

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