Nubby Dishcloth


Charlotte Richardson, 2009


The great texture in this dishcloth is achieved by alternating single crochet and treble crochet stitches. It could also be used as a pot holder!

Materials List

• I used a 4mm/size G6 hook.

• 1 ball (1½ oz) worsted weight cotton. I used Bernat Handicrafter Cotton Ultrasoft, Violet Veil Ombre.

Finished Size

Mine are about 7 1/2″ square…will vary depending on your gauge.


Not important for this project.


Stitches used: chain stitch (ch), single crochet (sc), treble crochet (tr).

The Pattern

Row 1: Ch 26. Sc in 2nd ch from hook and across. (25)

Row 2: Ch 1, turn. * Sc in first st, tr in next. Repeat from * across, ending with sc.

Row 3: Ch 3, turn. * Sc in tr; tr in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with tr.

Row 4: Ch 1, turn. * Sc in tr; tr in next sc. Repeat from * across, ending with a sc in top of starting ch 3 of previous row.

Rows 5 to 23: Repeat rows 3 and 4, ending with a row 3. Do not fasten off.

Edging: Ch 1, turn. * Sc across to next corner; 3 sc in last st. Repeat from * around, ending with sl st into first sc. Fasten off and weave ends in.

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