Easy Ombre Dishcloth
Made in the style of a simple granny square, this free crochet pattern from Lily Sugar n' Cream for dish cloth is perfect for beginners. The ombre yarn provides the variation in color without switching balls. If you've never crocheted a dishcloth before, you absolutely must try this Easy Ombre Dishcloth Crochet Pattern. Ombre is such a stylish and sophisticated effect, and this project comes together so quickly. Get the best of both worlds when you make a dishcloth that is both pretty and practical. The best projects are those that can be put to good use.
Crochet HookH/8 or 5 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet Gauge13 dc and 6½ rows = 4 ins [10 cm]
Finished SizeApprox 10 ins [25.5 cm] square
- Yarn: Lily® Sugar’n Cream® Naturals (56.7 g/2 oz) 1 ball of #02046 (Earth Ombre).
- Crochet hook: Size 5 mm (U.S. H or 8) crochet hook or size needed to obtain gauge.
Ch 5. Join with sl st to form a ring.
1st rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). [3 dc. (Ch 2. 4 dc)] 3 times in ring. Ch 2. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
2nd rnd: Ch 3 (counts as dc). 1 dc in each of next 3 dc. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. *1 dc in each of next 4 dc. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * twice more. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
3rd to 8th rnds: Ch 3 (counts as dc). *1 dc in each dc to next ch-2 sp. (2 dc. Ch 2. 2 dc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 3 times more. 1 dc in each dc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to top of ch 3.
9th rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in each dc around, having 3 sc in corner ch-2 sps. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.