Zero Waste Crochet Dishcloths Ideas

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Zero Waste Crochet Dishcloths Ideas
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Crochet dishcloths, washcloths and handmade towels are the perfect addition to any kitchen or bathroom, because they are super practical, look gorgeous and will help to keep the area clean and beautiful looking.

This is why making a crochet dishcloth is such a great idea. What’s more, they are absolutely great to practice basic crochet skills. There’s really very much room for errors and improvements with these simple projects! They will also make a lovely housewarming gift idea, especially if you go for neutrals! Take a look at examples below and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

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1. Crochet Dishcloths

What a beautiful set of three different dishcloths made in various textured stitches. These colorful cloths can make a perfect gift for the people with passion for cooking and even design lovers. Of course, you can upgrade your own kitchen as well. Cloths are easy and fast to make and you can always practise new stitches styles on them!

  • DESIGNED by Paintbox Yarns
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

photo by Paintbox Yarns / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on www.lovecrafts.com, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

2. Pebble Beach Dishcloth

Beautifully textured washcloths pattern. If you like creative projects that are easy to make, you need to check out these beginners-friendly cloths on the pictures below. Choose your favorite color yarn and create your own sets based on personal preferences. Good idea for keeping yourself entertained during a rainy afternoon!

  • DESIGNED by Lauren Brown
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

photo by Lauren Brown / ravelry.com

Find this free pattern on daisycottagedesigns.net, or read more about it on ravelry.com.

3. Wise and Old Crochet Owl C2C Graph

This what you could love in this project is a stitch pattern and cotton yarn, and now your are hardly ever without a stash of colourful dishcloths, this is what is necessary in every home. Do you agree?  Enjoy! The link to the full article with the free pattern is below. 

  • DESIGNED by Catherine Richardson
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate

photo by Catherine Richardson / ravelry.com

You can find this free crochet pattern on ravelry.com

4. Pointy Crocodile Stitch Washcloths

Are you a Game of Thrones fan? Or maybe you just love dragons? If so, or your friends do, you have to check out these adorable washcloths in the pictures below, take a look and see for yourself how adorable they are! It’s a little intricate textured pattern, that will look completely different depending on the colors you use.

  • DESIGNED by Crafting Happiness
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Pointy Crocodile Stitch Washcloths

PHOTOS by Crafting Happiness / ravelry.com

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

5. Textured Dishcloth x 3

These beautiful dishcloths in the pictures below will so help you to practice basic crochet stitches! And of course they are super gorgeous, so you get to practice and create a stunning accessory for your bathroom and kitchen. These use only single and double crochet stitches! Each cloth is 26×26 cm/10×10 inches.

  • DESIGNED by Louise Bollanos
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
11.Textured Dishcloth x 3jpg

PHOTOS by Louise Bollanos / ravelry.com

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

6. Textured Dishcloth x 3

Handmade dishcloths are one of my favorite projects, because they are so simple and quick to make! Not to mention how great they are if you’re a beginner and want to play with different stitches. Nicky Jones chose neutral colors for this pattern, however feel free to go for your favorite yarns and shades!

  • DESIGNED by Nicky Jones
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Rustic Cotton Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Nicky Jones / ravelry.com

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

7. Wicked Washcloth

Are you ready for Halloween? Make sure to share your fun projects in the comments and on our Facebook page! But if you haven’t started yet and want to make some fun last minute projects, these crochet washcloths are going to be perfect for doing so! The finished size is 10 x 10 Inches.

  • DESIGNED by Sara Sach
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
Wicked Washcloth

PHOTOS by Sara Sach / ravelry.com

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

8. Tuscan Sun Crochet Washcloth

The ultimate zero waste solution for every household. Not only is it super easy to make, it is also a great way to minimize your carbon footprint. Forget about plastic washcloths that tear apart in days. Now it is time for handmade Tuscan Sun crochet washcloth. With this pattern executed in such bright and amusing color dishwashing will become way more fun.

  • DESIGNED by Michelle Ferguson
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Michelle Ferguson / twobrothersblankets.com

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

9. Diagonal Bobbles Dishcloth

The bobble stitches are put into great use in this diagonal bobbles crochet dishcloth pattern. The texture of the washcloth will scrub away even the most stubborn dirt. May seem quite complicated to make, this project is in fact a marvelous choice for crochet newbies. Simple stitching technique and small pattern size encourage to pursue the zero waste crochet home appliances journey.

  • DESIGNED by Erica Dietz
  • PROJECT TYPE crochet dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Erica Dietz / 5littlemonsters.com

Find original free pattern on 5littlemonsters.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Honeycomb Dishcloth2

When zero waste also means zero dirt, it is a match made in heaven. And here Christine Patterson has added another amazing feature that is only elevating this crochet pattern. The honeycomb shape is beautiful, effective and very nature-inspired therefore a perfect choice for your handcrafted kitchen accessory. Choose your honey-like color and get to work, you crochet busy bee!

  • DESIGNED by Christine Patterson
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Christine Patterson / ravelry.com

Find video tutorials on Instagram, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Knoll Dishcloth

Textured and beautiful, this is how the knoll dishcloth can be described in just two words. That wouldn’t say everything that is so great about Amy Kate Sutherland’s pattern though. It is an easy, beginner design that helps in the creation of a cozy, stylish and eco-friendly kitchen. The pattern can be easily adjusted so that you can make the whole plethora of dishcloth sizes. Make lots of them and always have one at hand.

  • DESIGNED by Amy Kate Sutherland of The Graceful Tangle
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Amy Kate Sutherland / ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on thegracefultangle.com, or read more about it on Ravelry. There’s also a video tutorial available on YouTube.

12. Spiral Dishcloth

Spiraling into getting your home clean and shining can be more fun and less wasteful than it used to be. Naztazia has given us this unusual dishcloth pattern that combines the two basics and adds one bonus. First of all, it is practical and very absorbent, just choose your yarn right. Second of all, it is a great way to use the scraps and avoid buying a new plastic dishcloth. The bonus is its whimsical look.

  • DESIGNED by Naztazia
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos by Naztazia / ravelry.com

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

13. Waffle Kitchen Cloth

A waffle’s place is in the kitchen, doesn’t matter if it’s a tasty sweet one, or as fluffy but more practical crochet kitchen cloth. Lily Design Team’s pattern used the waffle structure to create this easy free crochet pattern. Thanks to that the dishcloth is perfectly absorbent and textured enough to clean all surfaces. Soft yarn makes it gentle for your hands.

  • DESIGNED by Lily Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Lily Design Team / ravelry.com

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

14. Berry Clean Cloth

This free crochet pattern from Black Roses Stitches does include a new special technique, but is nothing to be too worried about. The Berry stitch is an easy one to follow, everyone can learn it very quickly. With a medium size hook and weight 4 yarn, you will produce many crochet dishcloths in no time. A set of these would make a nice handmade gift for someone’s newly renowned kitchen.

  • DESIGNED by Black Roses Stitches
  • PROJECT TYPE washcloth
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner

Photos Black Roses Stitches / instagram.com

Find original free pattern on blackrosesstitches.com, or see it on Instagram.

15. Eagle Rock Towel

Even the most modern and sleek interiors need some texture and proper fabric to make it more homey. Alexandra Tavel has created this low contrast crochet pattern to add the gentle touch of softness to your kitchen. It’s an everyday substantial piece that will save you a lot of trouble while also looking very stylish on display. Super easy to make, would be also a perfect housewarming gift.

  • DESIGNED by Alexandra Tavel
  • PROJECT TYPE towel
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner

Photos Alexandra Tavel / ravelry.com

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

16. Coral Raised Waves Dishcloth

These dishcloths are a great idea to make when you have some spare time. Practical and easy to make, they’re a great eco-friendly alternative to the cheap cloth you get at the store. This project is also great for beginners, so don’t be afraid to get started. The dishcloths crochet pattern will help you learn and master the basics quickly. Give it a try!

  • DESIGNED by Heather Hamlin
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
A set of crochet dishcloths on a wooden table.

Photos by Heather Hamlin / Ravelry.com

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

17. Sammy Dishcloth

The simple yet stylish design of this crocheted dishcloth makes it not only a useful tool, but also a beautiful way to decorate your kitchen. The texture and special yarn make it absorbent and quite durable, so you won’t have to replace it every few months. Follow the free crochet pattern and enjoy the results.

  • DESIGNED by Josie Anderson
  • PROJECT TYPE dishcloths
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
Two crocheted dishcloths.

Photos by Josie Anderson / Ravelry.com

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

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    1. Hi Belinda, we are a recommendation website, and we do not sell crocheted items. Please contact the author of the pattern for more info.

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