#22 Country Heart Crochet Dishcloth

This dishcloth was created using Lily Sugar’n Cream Twist Yarn for the background.  I love the way it turned out – very country looking.  Here is some information on the yarn:

  • Fantastic twisted shades for a multi-colored effect without the hassle
  • Natural, soft and absorbent cotton
  • Worsted weight—the most popular weight
  • Ideal for knit & crochet and craft projects

Follow me onto dishcloth # 23 and the rest of the story…

Country Heart Dishcloth


Original Design By: Maggie Weldon

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy

Size: About 8½” square.

Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:

Twists – 1.25 oz, 60 yds (35 g, 55 m)

Red – 1 oz, 50 yds (30 g, 45 m)

(Sugar ‘n Cream – Barnyard Twists, Country Red)

Crochet Hook: Size H-8 (5.00 mm)


When instructed to join with sc, begin with sl knot on hook, insert hook in st or sp indicated, yo and pull up a loop, yo and draw through both loops on hook.


Work last stitch before color change to last step, with new color yo and pull new color through remaining loops on hook. Drop unused color to wrong side. Do not work over unused color.

*For Further Assistance with Changing Colors, see our Help Section on the Website www.MaggiesCrochet.com

Special Stitches

V-Stitch (v-st): (Dc, ch 2, dc) in same st or sp indicated.


Row 1: (Right Side) With Twists, ch 26, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across. (25 sc)

Rows 2-3: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

Rows 4-23: Working in sc, follow chart making necessary color changes between Twists and Red.

Rows 24-26: With Twists, ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.

At the end of Row 26, DO NOT FINISH OFF.


Rnd 1: Ch 1, turn, (right side facing), sc evenly around, working 3 sc in each corner and 24 sc across each side; join with sl st to first sc. (108 sc) Finish off and weave in ends.

Rnd 2: With right side facing, join Red in center sc of any 3-sc group, ch 4 (counts as first dc and ch-1) (dc, ch 2, v-st) in same sc, * skip next 2 sc, (v-st in next sc, skip next 2 sc) 8 times, (v-st, ch 2, v-st) in center sc of 3-sc group; rep from * around, omitting last corner of final rep; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends. (40 v-sts)

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon




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Comments (3)

  • kelcey 13 years ago Reply

    Really love this one!

  • kvanatta 13 years ago Reply

    Now THIS one was challenging! It looks beautiful but was a little tricky getting the stitches to follow the chart. My heart is a little lopsided.. but recognizable 🙂

  • Rosie 11 years ago Reply

    So the flip side ends up with strings going across the back of it???

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