32 Zero Waste Crochet Dishcloths

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Zero Waste Crochet Dishcloths
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Small accessories are the ones that create a particular style and bring color. Crochet dishcloths are these special elements that will make your kitchen look fashionable. They are great because they are quick to crochet due to their little size.

You can change the design of your kitchen every season by crocheting new matching accessories! Dishcloths will also bring some coziness and warmness. Take a look at the examples below to check the current trends and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Houndstooth Dishcloth

This lovely, fun dishcloth is such an amazing and essential kitchen accessory, you’ll love it! You will need very little yarn to make it and what’s more, you can gift it as a part of a welcome pack for your new neighbors.

  • DESIGNED by Sharon Hansen
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Houndstooth Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Sharon Hansen / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnmare.blogspot.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

2. Towel trio 1

These three towels are essential in every kitchen, because they are not only zero waste and eco, but also very absorbent, so your kitchen will be clean and tidy all the time! Colorful clusters of flowers pop on a solid background on this wonderful crochet blanket. Stitched in shades of Caron One Pound, make it as is or imagine your colors. The floral fringe combines chains and flowers that adorn the base and final rows of the blanket. A great way to sharpen your skills in double crochet, treble crochet cluster and color changes, this wonderful throw is bound to become a fresh addition to any interior setting.

  • DESIGNED by Rikke Bendix Pedersen
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Towel trio 1

PHOTOS by Rikke Bendix Pedersen / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on Ravelry page here.

3. Diagonal Granite Dishcloth

This lovely dishcloth is a very simple pattern, that will not only look great in your kitchen, but will also be a practical addition to it. The finished pattern is  8” (20 cm) square, but you can easily make a bigger or smaller version.

  • DESIGNED by Sharon Hansen
  • PROJECT TYPE washhcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Diagonal Granite Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Sharon Hansen / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnmare.blogspot.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

4. Kitchen Rags (Set of 5)

These fun rugs are great to make from yarn scraps, because they require very little yarn and what’s more, they work up so fast! You can make this set for yourself or make it a part of a housewarming basket for your friends!

  • DESIGNED by Jerica Tompkins
  • PROJECT TYPE washhcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Kitchen Rags (Set of 5)

PHOTOS by Jerica Tompkins / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnhookneedles.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

5. Dishie Towel Free Crochet Pattern

These sweet towels are lovely structured and that’s why they will soak water very well. Bring some colors into your kitchen with these sweet towels, that will come in handy and embellish your home decor.

  • DESIGNED by Melissa Fisher
  • PROJECT TYPE towel
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Dishie Towel Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here. More info on raverly can be found here.

6. Magnolia Springs Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

You definitely won’t loose this towel! It’s so bright and vibrant, it instantly improves your mood. And the stitches are really simple, so you can make a lot of them in no time!

  • DESIGNED by Shanice Laughlin
  • PROJECT TYPE towel
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Magnolia Springs Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

The full article about the free pattern and the photos are here. More info on raverly can be found here.

7. Towel Toppers with Hidden Ring Free Crochet Pattern

Those lovely towel toppers will make your kitchen ready for spring and summer and they will bring some colors and joy into your home. Easy to make, and just look at the result!

  • DESIGNED by Naztazia
  • PROJECT TYPE towel
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Towel Toppers with Hidden Ring Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Towel Toppers see more here

8. Kitchen Hand Towel & Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

Neutral colors are always a good idea, right? They suit every home decor and make it very classic and timeless. They also make wonderful wedding and other occasions gifts. Give this one a try!

  • DESIGNED by Crochet ‘n’ Create
  • PROJECT TYPE towel 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Kitchen Hand Towel & Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: Kitchen Hand Towel & Dishcloth see more here

9. My Favorite Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

Less waste lifestyle is a great way to contribute to protecting the environment, and it’s a great way to save money as well! This cute cloth will last you for a very long time and won’t create any more plastic waste. Worth trying!

  • DESIGNED by Melissa Fisher
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
My Favorite Dishcloth Free Crochet Pattern

Go to the pattern: My Favorite Dishcloth see more here

10. Crochet Celtic Weave Yellow Dishcloth

This beautiful yellow dishcloth will bring a lot of sun to your kitchen. In spring and summer months it will match the blooming flowers and all the nature around. In cold months it will bring the memories of summer brightness.

  • DESIGNED by Knit Picks
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Celtic Weave Yellow Dishcloth free crochet pattern 2

PHOTOS by Knit Picks

Go to the pattern: Celtic Weave Dishcloth

11. Sunshine Crochet Dishcloth

This juicy dishcloth looks just like a summer fruit salad or a sunset in the garden. This colorful design will bring some positive, sunny vibes to your kitchen that will stay with you all year!

  • DESIGNED by Lullaby Lodge
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Sunshine Colorful Dishcloth free crochet pattern 1

PHOTOS by Lullaby Lodge

Go to the pattern: Sunshine Dishcloth

12. Easy Herringbone Blue and Green Dishcloth

Blue and green look so fresh together! It’s like a summer rain in the forest or at the ocean. Intensive colors and refreshing air. Allow this feeling to accompany you and your guests through the year in your own kitchen and crochet yourself this beautiful dishcloth set.

  • DESIGNED by Rich Textures Crochet
  •  PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Easy Herringbone Blue and Green Dishcloth crochet pattern 1

PHOTOS by Rich Textures Crochet

Go to the paid pattern: Herringbone Dishcloth

13. Textured Pastel Crochet Dishcloths

This dishcloths have an amazing texture. They are thick and cozy. The bright, pastel colors add the softness to the pattern. It looks great when you have different colors crocheted and you use them in the same time – a set of several tones will be a perfect addition to your kitchen’s design.

  • DESIGNED by Maria’s Blue Crayon
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Textured Pastel Pink and Grey Dishcloths free crochet pattern 1

PHOTOS by Maria’s Blue Crayon

Go to the paid pattern: Pastel Dishcloths

14. Textured Juicy Crochet Dishcloths

Such juicy colors invite to healthy lifestyle full of fruits. Look at this amazing green and orange – the most refreshing rainbow combination! Grab your yarns and a hook to create that beautiful design that will give your kitchen some new style.

  • DESIGNED by 2013 Petals to Picots
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Textured Juicy Green and Orange Dishcloths free crochet pattern 2

PHOTOS by Kara Gunza

Go to the pattern: Juicy Dishcloths

15. Guest Towel

It’s great to have guest towels, that are made by you, because they give such a special feel to the whole bathroom! And of course the best part is, that you can easily customize them by simply changing the colors, or going for your favorite stitch and design. These beautiful towels by Crochet ‘n’ Create are super easy and fun to do, so you will absolutely love them!

  • DESIGNED by Crochet ‘n’ Create
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Guest Towel

PHOTOS by Crochet ‘n’ Create / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on crochetncreate.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

16. Home Sweet Home Dish Towel

It’s great to have matching accessories in your kitchen. This dish towel by Justyna Srock is a super practical and lacy project, that will be in your home forever! What’s more, you can easily make it in no time and have a gorgeous, new accessory added to your kitchen. It’s an eco friendly and super timeless project (just take a look at the photos below!).

  • DESIGNED by Justyna Srock
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Home Sweet Home Dish Towel

PHOTOS by Justyna Srock / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on Ravelry.com

17. Bunny Dishcloth Wash Cloth

Easter is slowly approaching, so what best time to make some amazing, festive kitchen accessories than now? These super sweet wash cloths in the pictures below are not only beginner friendly and great for practising your crochet skills, but very comfy and practical to use.

  • DESIGNED by Beccie Bennin
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Bunny Dishcloth Wash Cloth

PHOTOS by Beccie Bennin / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on becciebcreative.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

18. Easter Egg Washcloth

These fantastic, Easter themed washcloths in the pictures below were made by Beccie Bennin and they are absolutely the sweetest! Made out of 100% cotton yarn, will make your kitchen not only look ready for spring, but will be also very nice to use. Great for a gift basket or just to freshen up your home.

  • DESIGNED by Beccie Bennin
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Easter Egg Washcloth

PHOTOS by Beccie Bennin / becciebcreative.com

Find this free pattern on becciebcreative.com,

19. Chickpea Dishcloth

Crochet dishcloths in neutral colors really will go well with any interior decor and make it more elegant and customized. What’s more, neutral dishcloths are perfect to add to a housewarming basket, don’t you think? The finished size is 8 by 8 inches. Have fun with this project!

  • DESIGNED by Julia Schwartz
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Chickpea Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Julia Schwartz / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on designsbydiligence.com/, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

20. Arlecchino Diamond Dishcloth, Wash Cloth

Handmade washcloths are indispensable in any household! These gorgeous cloths in the pictures below use only harlequin stitch, which creates such a gorgeous, diamond pattern! Change the colors to make it even more beautiful and to define the checkers even more!

  • DESIGNED by becciebcreative
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Arlecchino Diamond Dishcloth, Wash Cloth

PHOTOS by becciebcreative / becciebcreative.com

Find this free pattern on becciebcreative.com,

21. Striped Dishcloth Set

This cheerful trio of crochet hanging cloths comes in neutral striped shades with a bright citrus pop of color. You’ll practice single crochet in back loops while working corner to corner with center increases. Lily Sugar’n Cream is made entirely of cotton, which makes it both durable and absorbent – the ideal yarn for this project.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Striped Dishcloth Set

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

22. Cottage Comfort Dishcloth

Try out the Cottage Comfort washcloth and dishcloth pattern! This pattern is suitable for beginners and has a dreamy texture. This pattern would make an excellent present! Play with the colors to create a unique set that will go with any color scheme. It’s a charming addition to a housewarming gift!

  • DESIGNED by Lauren Brown
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
Cottage Comfort Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Lauren Brown / Ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on daisycottagedesigns.com, or check out more on its Ravelry page here.

23. Kitchen Towel

Get your own personalized kitchen towel that will fit your interior perfectly, both in style and in size. The basic kitchen need will be fulfilled with a basic and easy crochet design, that can be adjusted by just changing the number of rows or personalized by using a different color and size of yarn. Olga Vogel has given us a great zero waste option for upgrading your daily duties.

  • DESIGNED by Olga Vogel
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Kitchen Towel

Photos by Olga Vogel / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on mycrochetspace.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Teatime Dishcloth

When a classic gingham pattern meets a traditional crochet granny square, especially in a pattern designed by Raffaella Tassoni, only good things can happen. Just like in the case of this beautiful dishcloth. Timeless look makes it a perfect addition to every home. This can be used not only as a dishcloth, but will also look great as a plate holder or simply a decorative piece.

  • DESIGNED by Raffaella Tassoni
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Teatime Dishcloth

Photos by Raffaella Tassoni / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on raffamusadesigns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

25. Cottage Kitchen Hand Towel

This handmade towel brings a touch of warmth and nostalgia. The Crochet’n’Create envision of the cottage living is purely adorable. This crochet dishcloth is practical too. The light worsted weight cotton yarn makes it absorbent. Crochet hook size 4,5 mm and beginner skill level stitches create great texture. Instantly transform your kitchen into a cozy cottage retreat.

  • DESIGNED by Crochet’n’Create
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Cottage Kitchen Hand Towel

Photos Crochet’n’Create / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on crochetncreate.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

26. Sophia Dish Towel

This crochet kitchen towel features a delightful texture. Crafted with single crochet, double crochet and half double crochet stitches it is a perfect beginner crochet project. Josie Anderon added a dash of vintage elegance with the crochet stripes. The soft and absorbent cotton yarn ensures excellent functionality. Dry your dishes, wipe countertops, and handle any kitchen spills with ease.

  • DESIGNED by Josie Anderson
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Josie Anderson / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on Ravelry.

27. Spring Clean Dishcloth

Give yourself a little gift and make your housework easier! These crocheted dishcloths are made using the Suzette stitch, which creates a beautiful texture. This stitch is a simple combination of single and double crochet, which means the project is beginner friendly. There’s also a loop to make it easier to use. See the free crochet pattern.

  • DESIGNED by Winter Dieckman
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
dark grey, white, and  grey crochet dishcloths

Photos Winter Dieckman / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

28. Textured Dishcloth

Simple, minimalist crochet dishcloths enhance your home style. The pattern is based on single and double crochet only, but the texture is interesting, and the fabric comes out quite thick. This project is beginner friendly, but it will be a great thing to do no matter your level. The crochet pattern is free and easy to follow.

  • DESIGNED by Megan Hardison
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
white and green crochet dishcloth

Photos Megan Hardison / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on thenorthernmoose.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

29. Simple Dishcloth

These colorful crocheted dishcloths will brighten up any kitchen. Made with good yarn, they are durable and will last you a long time. Plus, the design itself is easy to make and you can start no matter what your level. Follow the free step-by-step crochet tutorial to get started. It’s really that easy! 

  • DESIGNED by Kylee Keller
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
crocheted dishcloths in various colors

Photos by Kylee Keller / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on okiegirlblingnthings.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

30. Ombre Dish Towel

The ombre effect yarn combined with the simple design makes this crochet dishcloth not only practical, but stylish. It’s a nice beginner-friendly project that will help you master basic techniques. The easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions will get you started in no time. Follow the free crochet pattern on the original website and see what happens!

  • DESIGNED by Missy Marshall
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
crocheted dishcloths

Photos by Missy Marshall / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on lionbrand.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

31. Country Charm Dishcloth

This simple crochet dishcloth is a great way to add a touch of elegance to your home. The pattern is quite practical: you’ll find that you don’t need the store-bought dishcloths anymore. And, as always, it’s quick and easy for beginners. The pattern is very easy to follow and comes with a step-by-step video tutorial on YouTube.

  • DESIGNED by Cyprianne Nolan
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Crocheted dishcloths in a crochet basket.

Photos by Cyprianne Nolan / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on prettydarnadorable.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

32. All Clean Washcloth

Great crochet dishcloth for beginners and intermediate crocheters. The pattern is simple, yet it uses a lot of different crochet techniques, so it will be interesting for those who want to practice all the basics with a not so complicated project. Plus, the dishcloth is practical, and you will love this pattern for its functionality.

  • DESIGNED by Janet Pippin
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner to intermediate
Two pictures of crochet dishcloths.

Photos by Janet Pippin / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on simplyhookedbyjanet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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