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The Wild Lupine Crochet Washcloth a Free Pattern

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The Wild Lupine Crochet Washcloth is and easy and quick crochet pattern that works well with cotton yarn, scraps and bold colors. The texture of this crochet stitch is easy to achieve. Crochet washcloths make amazing handmade gifts and are so easy to customize.

I’ve been a crochet tote making machine over here. Which means I’ve gone through plenty of cotton yarn and I’m left with some scraps. I’m determined to stay ahead of the ever growing pile of scraps this time. {Scroll down to enter this month’s giveaway ?it’s at the bottom of this post!}

So I worked up a little washcloth with a color combo inspired by the May picture hanging on my wall. The gorgeous garden scene depicts a field of blue lupines and yellow flowers that is just stunning. And I happened to have the right colors in my stash to replicate it.

picture of yellow and royal blue crochet washcloth pattern

I wanted a stitch that would give my washcloth a little texture, but not be too yarn consuming-I’m working with scraps after all. I remembered working the sedge stitch in the round for my Tivoli purse, and knew it would be perfect. When I crocheted the sedge stitch in the round it created a smoother fabric, than when worked flat.

More Crochet Stitch Tutorials

Trinity Stitch-beautifully textured and an easy one row repeat, and used in the Sunset Sweater pattern.

Wattle Stitch-easy stitch similar to the sedge stitch and used in the Eileen Blanket.

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picture of pin image with text washcloth with video tutorial

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Materials

Notes

  1. Ch 1 counts a sc, it helps to mark it with a stitch marker.
  2. Finished size is approximately 6″ square.
  3. Stitch multiple is 3, if starting with a chain add 1.

Stitches/Abbreviations

Sedge Stitch-video tutorial here

Fsc-foundation single crochet 

ch(s)-chain(s)

Sk-skip

st(s)-stitch(es)

rep-repeat

rnd(s)-round(s)

dc(s)-double crochet(s)

hdc(s)-half double crochet(s)

sc(s)-single crochet(s)

sl st-slip stitch 

Gauge

2″x 2″=7 sc x 7 rows

picture of crochet washcloth pattern in yellow and blue

Pattern

  1. Fsc 18 Or Ch 19, sc in the 2nd ch from your hook and in each ch across, turn. (18 sts)
  2. Ch 1, in same st (hdc, dc), *{sk next 2 sc, (sc, hdc, dc) in next st} rep from * til last 2 sts, sk next st, sc in last st, turn. 
  3. Ch 1, in same st (hdc, dc), *{sk next (dc, hdc), in next sc (sc, hdc, dc)} rep from * to last 3 sts, sk next (dc, hdc), sc in ch 1, turn. (19 sts)

4.-14. Rep last for 11 more rows or until work measures 6.”

15. Ch 1 (doesn’t count), sc in same st and in each st across.

Border

  • Worked in the round.

Ch 1 (doesn’t count as a st) sc in same st and evenly around, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in corners.

Cut yarn and weave in ends.

 

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