#45 Quilted Star Crochet Dishcloth

Back to the care of dishcloths… Deb F. wrote: “I use light colors so if I bleach them it doesn’t ruin them and hang over sink or tub to dry”.

Margaret P. wrote: “First wash in vinegar to set the color. In daily use I hang over the faucet or on dish drying rack – wherever the most airing is possible.

Follow me onto dishcloth #46 for the rest of the story


Quilted Star Dishcloth

Original Design By: Maggie Weldon
Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy
Size: About 9” square.
Materials: Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn:
White – 1½ oz, 75 yds (45 g, 68 m)
Red – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m)
Blue – ½ oz, 25 yd (15 g, 23 m)
(Sugar ‘n Cream – White, Country Red, Country Blue)
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.

Row 1: (Right Side) With White, ch 24, sc in 2nd ch from hook, (sc in next ch) across. (23 sc)
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Rows 3-23: Working in sc, follow chart making necessary color changes with Red and Blue.
Rows 24-25: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
At the end of Row 25, Finish off and weave in ends.

Rnd 1: With right side facing, join Red with sc to first sc on last Row, 2 sc in same sc, (sc in next sc) across to last sc, 3 sc in last sc; * working in sides of rows, evenly sc to corner *, working in unused lps of starting ch, 3 sc in first ch, (sc in next ch) across to last ch, 3 sc in last ch; rep from * to *; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.
Rnd 2: With right side facing, join Blue with sl st to any corner sc, ch 3, (dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in same sc, (dc in next sc) around, working (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in each corner sc; join with sl st to first dc. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon



  1. eriveral

    Where is the chart?

  2. Lo77203

    This is real pretty … can you please add the chart for it. Thanks so much!

  3. teapea.rm

    Hello love the dishcloth patterns, thank you for them, in the #45 quilted star pattern row 3 to 23 says to follow the chart for the color design I cant find the chart when I sign in, is it some where else? take care teapea

  4. Patricia

    I don’t see a chart either???

  5. Patricia

    OK after I sent my comment about no chart…it appeared. So if you can’t get a chart try because I had waited over 15 minutes for it to load. After the email it was there right away. Great site!! I love these. Maybe Potholders next year?

  6. Mary

    Thank you for adding chart. Mary

  7. teapea.rm

    Thank you for the pattern graph. love the fact you are giving all of us double patterns now. take care teapea

  8. lucymom

    Thanks for the chart!!

  9. mahjabeen

    gr8888 i love this project i ll make it soon thanks for the pattern

  10. Kvanatta

    This one turned out SO pretty! One thing I am enjoying a lot is learning new techniques. I am doing MUCH better with the graphed ones….. nice to see progress in skills 🙂

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