Description: The Griddle Stitch Washcloth is a delightful and versatile piece that adds both functionality and texture to your daily routine. Made using a combination of basic crochet stitches, the griddle stitch creates a textured pattern that resembles a grid or griddle surface, hence the name. This stitch not only provides an excellent scrubbing texture but also gives the washcloth a unique and visually appealing look. Whether you’re using it in the kitchen or the bathroom, the Griddle Stitch Washcloth offers a gentle exfoliation while still being soft on the skin.
- Worsted weight cotton yarn in your preferred color (approximately 50-70 yards)
- Crochet hook appropriate for your chosen yarn (usually a 4.5mm or 5mm hook)
- Yarn needle
- Ch: Chain
- Sc: Single crochet
- Dc: Double crochet
Pattern: Note: This pattern is for a washcloth that’s approximately 8 inches (20 cm) square. You can adjust the size by chaining more or fewer stitches in the beginning.
- Foundation Row: Ch 30.
- Row 1: Starting in the 2nd ch from the hook, sc across. Ch 1, turn.
- Row 2: Sc in the first sc from the previous row, dc in the next sc, sc in the next sc. Repeat * to * across. Ch 1, turn.
- Row 3: Sc in the first st from the previous row, dc in the next dc, sc in the next dc. Repeat * to * across. Ch 1, turn.
- Row 4: Repeat Row 3.
- Row 5: Repeat Row 2.
- Row 6: Repeat Row 3.
- Rows 7-26: Repeat Rows 2-6 four more times.
- Final Row: Sc in each st across. Fasten off and weave in ends.
Finishing: After completing the final row, fasten off the yarn and weave in any loose ends using a yarn needle. Your Griddle Stitch Washcloth is now ready to use!
Feel free to experiment with colors and yarn types to create washcloths that match your personal style or the theme of your bathroom or kitchen. These washcloths also make wonderful handmade gifts for friends and family. Enjoy the satisfaction of using something you’ve crafted yourself!