Scrappy Crochet Washcloth Pattern Free the Wild Lupine

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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.

picture of yellow and royal blue crochet washcloth pattern

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I’m determined to stay ahead of the ever growing pile of scraps this time. 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.

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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  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.



dc(s)- double crochet(s)

fsc – foundation single crochet 

hdc(s) – half double crochet(s)

rep – repeat

rnd(s) – round(s)

sc(s) – single crochet(s)

Sedge Stitch – video tutorial here

sk – skip

st(s) – stitch(es)

sl st – slip stitch 


2″ / 5 cm x 2″ / 5 cm = 7 sc x 7 rows

picture of crochet washcloth pattern in yellow and blue

Video Tutorial

Scroll down for the free scrappy crochet washcloth pattern!

Yellow and blue crochet washcloth on wood table.

Scrappy Crochet Washcloth Pattern Free

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2

Learn how to crochet the Wild Lupine Washcloth. This free crochet pattern is perfect for de-stashing those yarn scraps.


  • #4 med worsted weight yarn, I used scraps of Hobby Lobby’s I Love This Yarn in Royalty and Curry.


  • 6mm (J) hook
  • Yarn needle
  • measuring tape
  • scissors
  • stitch markers


  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), Hands holding crochet hook, stitch marker and first 3 stitches of sedge stitch.*{sk next 2 sc, (sc, hdc, dc) in next st} rep from * Second set on sedge stitch in blue yarn.until 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. Rows 4 - 14. Rep last row for 11 more rows or until work measures 6.”Crochet sedge stitch washcloth in yellow and blue.
  5. Row 15. Ch 1 (doesn’t count), sc in same st and in each st across.
  6. Border

    Worked in the round.
  7. Ch 1 (doesn’t count as a st) sc in same st and evenly around, placing (sc, ch 1, sc) in corners.Yellow and blue crochet washcloth on wood table.

  8. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

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  1. I love crocheting washcloths. I’ve never seen the Sedge stitch before. I can’t wait to try it.

  2. I like this pattern. Not sure how to like, my tablet just says loading, but will not .

  3. I like many of the patterns and your tutorials. I will be making the Wild Lupine Washcloth with my leftovers.!