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One-Skein Oversized Washcloth: Free Crochet Pattern

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The October installment of the 2023 One Skein series is here and I can’t believe we’re already nearing the end of this series. This month we’re making an oversized washcloth using just ONE skein of ANY kind of cotton and this free crochet pattern.

One-Skein Oversized Washcloth

When I moved in to my new home at the beginning of this year I made an oversized washcloth to hang next to the sink to dry my hands every time I finish cleaning up the dishes or the kitchen. Didn’t think much of it until it dawned on me that this is, in fact, a one skein pattern.

I almost didn’t share this pattern with you because after all it is JUST a washcloth. But then again, every time I use it I think… “I should really share this” …so here we are. I hope you love it and that you’ll hang it next to your kitchen sink and use it all the time too.

oversized washcloth crochet pattern

The best part about this free pattern? We start at the center and work our way out, then when we don’t have enough yarn to complete another round of crochet we simply add a hanger and weave in all of our ends and call it finished. Practical, useful, and simple.

This is the 10th installment of the 2023 One Skein Series. During this year-long series I am sharing one new crochet pattern each month that uses one skein of yarn or less.

Materials:

One Skein Cotton Yarn (Dishie preferred but any will suffice)
*skeins shown consist of 190 yards and makes a square approx. 15″ (38 cm) wide

Crochet hook in size K/6.5mm

(4) Stitch Markers

Pattern Notes:

Pattern written in US terms.

If you need help reading a crochet pattern, make sure you head over here and check out this detailed post.

Continue adding rounds until you run out of yarn.

Follow along with the VIDEO TUTORIAL for how to make a Moss Stitch Granny Square here.

Pattern:

Row 1: Magic Circle, [sc, ch-1] 4X in circle. Join to top of first sc. (8) Mark each ch-sp with a stitch marker.

Round 2: Ch-1, turn, sc in marked sp to the right of the join, ch-1, (sc, ch-1, sc, ch-1) in each of the next 3 marked stitches, sc in same as first st marker, ch-1. Join to top of first sc. (16)

Round 3: Ch-1, turn, (sc, ch-1) in same ch-sp as join, * sc in next ch-sp, ch-1, (sc, ch-1, sc, ch-1) in marked/corner sp * repeat between * * two more times, sc in next ch-sp, ch-1, sc in same ch-sp as first st, ch-1. Join to top of first sc. (24)

Round 4: Ch-1, turn, (sc, ch-1) in same ch-sp as join, * (sc, ch-1) in each ch-sp to corner, (sc, ch-1, sc, ch-1) in corner sp * repeat between * * two more times, (sc, ch-1) in each ch-sp to corner, (sc, ch-1) in same ch-sp as first st, ch-1. Join to top of first sc. (32)

Continue adding rounds until you do not have enough yarn to complete another round. When that happens…

Ch-40 for a hanger, sl st in same as join and weave in all ends. That’s it!

oversized washcloth free crochet pattern

There are only TWO MORE patterns in this series before we start all over with a new series in January. Come back the second Friday of every month for the new, free pattern. I hope you love it!

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  1. Finally, someone realized that wash/dish clothes should be large enough to do the cleaning work needed in kitchen/Baths. You have one of my most favorite blogs and are one of the designers I appreciate the most. You keep me inspired and motivated when I really need a push. Thank you for sharing your creativity with us. W J