Rays Of Sunshine Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Bring some color (or sunshine) to the mundane task of doing dishes or cleaning your home with the Rays Of Sunshine Dishcloth.

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The Rays Of Sunshine Collection

Add some sunshine to your kitchen with the Rays Of Sunshine Collection. A collection of patterns perfect to use after you’ve done your big “spring cleaning” in your kitchen. Move over drab winter, bright and colorful spring and summer are coming your way.

The Rays Of Sunshine Collection currently includes a table runner, hand towel, coaster, and the dishcloth featured in this post.

The Yarn

Like all the other patterns in the Rays Of Sunshine Collection, I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran. I used less than one skein to make the dishcloth.

Supplies Needed

  • 75 yards Paintbox Cotton Aran
  • H/5.00mm crochet hook
  • Measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Yarn needle

Stitches Used

Ch – Chain
Dc – Double Crochet
Dc2Tog* – Double Crochet 2 Together
Hdc – Half Double Crochet
Sdc – Starting Double Crochet
Sk – Skip
Sp – Space
St(s) – Stitch(es)

Stitch Definitions

Dc2Tog* Double Crochet 2 Together – YO, insert hook into same St as previous St, YO and pull up a loop, YO, pull through 2, Sk next St, YO, insert hook into next St, YO and pull up a loop (4 loops on hook), YO, pull through 2 (3 loops on hook), YO, pull through 3.

Sdc – Starting Double Crochet – (also known as Long Chain Double Crochet or Chainless Starting Double Crochet.)  Pull up your loop to the height of your usual Double Crochet. YO, insert into the 1st St, YO, pull through the St, YO, pull through 2 loops, YO, pull through the remaining 2 loops.

Pattern Notes

Written in U.S. crochet terms.

A stitch count is provided at the end of each row.

The Sdc can be substituted with a Ch 3.

Stitch definitions can be found above.

Pay attention to how the Dc2Tog is worked.

Gauge & Finished Size

Gauge: 14 Sts x 12 rows = 4” of Hdc

Size: approx. 8.5” x 8.5”

Availability

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The Pattern

Ch 31
Row 1.) Hdc in 2nd Ch from hook and each Ch across. (30)

Row 2.) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog, Ch 1] 14 times, Dc in last St. (30)

Rows 3 – 21) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (30)

Row 22) Turn, Sdc in 1st St, [Dc2Tog, Ch 1] 14 times, Dc in last St. (30)

Row 23) Turn, Ch 1, Hdc in 1st St and each St across. (30)

Finish off and weave in ends.


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