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Crochet Moss Stitch Dishcloth Pattern Tutorial

Looking for a free dishcloth crochet pattern to try? This crochet moss stitch dishcloth pattern is a great project to try. It uses the single crochet stitch and the chain stitch.

You can use as a square dishcloth as a cleaning cloth, dish towel, or wash cloth. They work great and are durable.

This crochet stitch makes a reversible line like pattern. It is a simple repeat. The moss stitch is great for watching TV and crocheting, though it takes longer than some stitches.

This crochet stitch is also know under other names like the granite stitch or linen stitch. One of the great things about the stitch is that it is easy to make the sides of your item straight.

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Crochet dishcloths are great gifts too. You can choose a color to go with their décor or a neutral that would go with anyone’s style. They are practical too.

I been making all kinds of different crochet dishcloths, free half double dishcloth123 sedge stitch dishcloth Patternfree herringbone dish cloths crochet patterncreamsicle dishcloth pattern, and even berry dishcloth so I decided to do another set in a different stitch.

I also made this blue wave dishtowel using the ripple stitch.

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Scroll Down for Pattern – Free Crochet Moss Stitch Printable Pdf at the bottom of pattern

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How to Make a Free Cotton Crochet Moss Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

Supplies

  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • H – 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • 1 – 3 oz Lily Sugar n Cream in Moondance any other worsted weight cotton yarn approx
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Crochet Moss Stitch Pattern

Abbreviations – US Terms

  • yo – yarn over
  • ch– chain stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk– skip stitch

You can make a larger or smaller dishcloth or a blanket by using an even number for the chain.

Free printable pattern at the bottom of the pattern. Just click on link and print pdf out.

Approx. 9 in x 9 in (23 cm)

Chain 36

Row 1: sc in the 4nd chain from the hook, 1 ch, sk the next stitch, sc in the next stitch. Repeat until the end of the row ending with a sc in the last chain. Chain 2, turn.

Row 2: sc in the chain space from the row below. Then *ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in next ch 1 space*. Repeat from * until the end of the row. The last sc is worked into the space between the ch 2 turning chain and sc from the row before. Chain 2, turn.

Repeat Row 2 until you have 34 or the dishcloth is square. Cut yarn weave in ends. Enjoy your crochet moss stitch dishcloth.

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Free Cotton Crochet Moss Stitch Dishcloth Printable Pattern

Moss Stitch Dishcloth Pattern

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Materials

  • Scissors
  • tapestry needle
  • H - 5 mm Crochet Hook
  • 1 – 3 oz Lily Sugar n Cream in Moondance any other worsted weight cotton yarn approx

Instructions

      1. Chain 36
      2. Row 1: sc in the 4nd chain from the hook, 1 ch, sk the next stitch, sc in the next stitch. Repeat until the end of the row ending with a sc in the last chain. Chain 2, turn.
      3. Row 2: sc in the chain space from the row below. Then *ch 1, sk 1 sc, sc in next ch 1 space*. Repeat from * until the end of the row. The last sc is worked into the space between the ch 2 turning chain and sc from the row before. Chain 2, turn.
      4. Repeat Row 2 until you have 34 or the dishcloth is square. Cut yarn weave in ends. Enjoy your crochet moss stitch dishcloth.

Notes

Abbreviations – US Terms

  • yo – yarn over
  • ch– chain stitch
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk– skip stitch


You can make a larger or smaller dishcloth or a blanket by using an even number for the chain.

How to do the Crochet Moss Stitch – Picture Tutorial – Left Handed for Beginners

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Tie a slip knot. Make a loop that forms an X at the bottom.

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Take one of the tails and make a loop and pull it through the first loop while holding on to the opposite tail of yarn.

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Pull short tail to make it tighten around crochet hook.

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Next, chain 36.

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Insert hook into the 4th chain from the hook. Make one single crochet in the chain.

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Then skip 1 chain and single crochet in the next. Keep repeating the skip 1 chain and single crochet in the next until you reach the last chain. Single crochet in the last chain. Chain 2 and turn.

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Single crochet in the first chain space you made in the row below. Next, skip one single crochet. Then single crochet in the chain space.

Keep skipping one single crochet and crocheting one single crochet stitch in the chain space until you reach the last stich. The last single crochet goes between the last stitch and the chain 2 turning chain. Chain 2 and turn.

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The last single crochet goes between the last stitch of the row before and the turning chain.
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Keep repeating the last 2 paragraphs until you have 34 rows or the dishcloth is square. Cut your yarn leaving a 4 in tail. Tie a knot by put the tail in through the loop on your crochet and pull tight.

Then using a tapestry needle weave the yarn tail into your work. Make sure you don’t double back and go through the loop and know you just made.

Try to stay with the same color and the thickest part of the stitch. When done cut off the rest of the yarn close to your work. Weave the starting yarn tail in too.

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