Introduction: Crochet V-Stitch Dishcloth Tutorial

Picture of Crochet V-Stitch Dishcloth Tutorial


Yarn: Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Stripes (Color: Country)

Hook 5.5 mm (I)Scissors, Yarn Needle, Stitch Marker (optional)

Difficulty Level EASY

Finished Size 6 inches by 6 inches

approximately 3 sts per inch and 7 rows per 4 inches (1.8)


  • US Terminology used
  • beg – beginning
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • R – row/round
  • RS – right side (aka as the ‘pretty side’ of your work)
  • rem – remaining
  • rep – repeat
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • st/sts – stitch/stitches
  • * – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
  • () – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
  • [] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches

Step 1: Row 1:

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R1: Ch 20, begin in back bump of 4th ch from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [18]

Step 2: Row 2:

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Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. [18]

Step 3: Row 3-11:

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R3-R11: Rep R2. Finish off and weave in ends.

Step 4: Additional Sizes:

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9 Inch Dishcloth Instructions and 12 Inch Dishcloth Instructions are also available for free on my blog.

On Ravelry? Me too! Favorite and queue your project HERE.

For more free crochet patterns, photo and video tutorials please visit me on my blog at Oombawka Design Crochet.

Have fun with your crochet!

♥ Rhondda


Swansong (author)2017-05-16

That's really cute! My grandmother made me a bunch of these and I love them :)

Thank you :) They are super easy too! and with the spaces between the stitches they won't hold too much water while you are washing the dishes :)

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Bio: Rhondda is a freelance Crochet Designer and full-time Blogger at Oombawka Design Crochet. Here she shares her love of crochet with the online crochet community ... More »
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