#76 Easy Crossover Crochet Dishcloth

Thursday, March 17th – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!!!

On March 17th St. Patick’s Day is celebrated internationally.  It originated as a Catholic holiday but now it is more of a celebration of Irish culture.  For the non Irish – it’s just another reason to celebrate.

Dorothy Crews is a beginner crocheter who has joined our Dishcloth-a-Day Challenge.  Dorothy wrote: “I just learned to crochet this past year, thanks to my sister-in-law from CA. During her visits she helped me “see” the stitches. We found a great yarn shop in Downtown Greensboro and had fun going through the different blends of yarn. She’s a real yarn addict. I am blessed with a talented friend. So thanks Karen for showing me what to do in my few moments of me time!”

Thank you Dorothy for designing this dishcloth.  You are living proof that even a beginner can join the challenge.  Follow me onto dishcloth #77 and the rest of the story…

Easy Crossover Dishcloth

Original Design By: Dorothy Crews

Copyright 2011 Maggie Weldon

Skill: Easy

About 8” square.

Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn: Twists – 2 oz, 95 yds (57 g, 86 m) (Sugar ‘n Cream – Barnboard Twists)

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) Ch 28, dc in 4th ch from hook (skipped ch counts as first dc), (dc in next ch) across. (26 dc)

Row 2:
Ch 3, turn, (skip next dc, dc in next dc, dc in skipped dc) across to last dc, dc in last dc. (2 dc, 12 x-sts)

Row 3:
Ch 3, turn, (dc in next dc) across. (26 dc)

Row 4-15:
Rep Rows 2-3 six times.

At the end of Row 15, DO NOT FINISH OFF.


Rnd 1:
Ch 1, 3 sc in last dc worked; * working in sides of rows, evenly sc across *; 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 *; working in Row 15, 3 sc in first dc, (sc in next dc) across; join with sl st to first sc. Finish off and weave in ends.

All Rights Reserved ©2011 Maggie Weldon




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Comments (3)

  • marceme 13 years ago Reply

    thanks for all seventy five patterns at once HUGS ME

  • marceme 13 years ago Reply

    i got the shamrock potholder done TWO OF THEM each different it is so much fun to sit and figure them out one i worked the pattern in to the stitchew with j hook and the other one i did the h hook stitched sc for 23 wide 25 high and then sewed the x’s like the graph showed on that square it looks lots nicer than first one very pretty on one side cross stitched on other i will be making a back to this one MIGHT BE GOOD ENOUGH FOR A POTHOLDER NOW>>> was gonna paste here it wont let me thanks for all the help me

  • Kvanatta 13 years ago Reply

    Very nice design! Thank you for sharing 🙂

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