Even Moss Stitch Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

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This crochet dishcloth is a stitch combo called the Even Moss Stitch. Now when creating this, I had no idea it was called that :/ I have just been playing around with The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet Book I had gotten from Amazon, and it just said it was a half-double crochet and slip stitch.

But when looking for something to call this crochet dishcloth pattern I found out this stitch combo has a name! The Even Moss Stitch (not to be confused with the crochet moss stitch). So I guess I’ll call it by its stitch name, the Even Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth.

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The Even Moss Stitch Kitchen Set

Since originally designing this pattern and it taking off in popularity, I have designed some matching patterns for this dishcloth pattern.

There is now a dishtowel and a potholder available to match this stitch.

Even Moss Dishtowel Pattern
Even Moss Potholder Pattern

Dishcloths, Washcloths, Cleaning Rags

Don’t let the word “dishcloth” push you into one direction with using the end result of this pattern.

You can use these as a washcloth or a face cloth in the bathroom, you aren’t just limited to the bathroom. They can also be used as a cleaning rag, with the texture of the stitch they can make great scrubbies.

EvenMoss Dishcloth Pattern

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Even Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Free Crochet Dishcloth Pattern that is great for new crocheters.

Notes:

This crochet pattern is written in US terms.

The ch at the beginning of each row does not count as a stitch.

Finished size is about 8 inches wide by 8.5 inches tall.

If you want to change the size the initial chain is an odd number.

If you would like a matching dishtowel pattern for this dishcloth: Even Moss Dishtowel
There is also a matching potholder pattern: Square Crochet Potholder
Even Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth

Guage:

Gauge is not important for this pattern, but if you prefer to have a gauge it is the following:

  • 15 stitches wide x 11 rows high of half double crochet stitches for a 4” x 4” swatch

Materials:

Even Moss Stitch Free Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Crochet Stitches Used:

Even Moss Stitch Dishcloth Video Tutorial

Pattern:

Foundation: Ch 33

Row 1: 2nd ch from hook sc, sc all the way across, turn.

Row 2: ch 1, hdc in first sc, * sl in next sc, hdc in next sc, repeat from * until last sc, sl in last sc, turn.

Rows 3 – 7: ch 1, hdc in first sl, * sl in next hdc, hdc in next sl, repeat from * until last hdc, sl in last hdc, turn.

Rows 8 -10: ch 1, sc in first stitch, sc all the way across, turn.

Row 11: ch 1, hdc in first sc, * sl in next sc, hdc in next sc, repeat from * until last sc, sl in last sc, turn.

Rows 12 – 29: ch 1, hdc in first sl, * sl in next hdc, hdc in next sl, repeat from * until last hdc, sl in last hdc, turn.

Rows 30 – 32: ch 1, sc in first stitch, sc all the way across, turn.

Row 33: ch 1, hdc in first sc, * sl in next sc, hdc in next sc, repeat from * until last sc, sl in last sc, turn.

Rows 34 – 38: ch 1, hdc in first sl, * sl in next hdc, hdc in next sl, repeat from * until last hdc, sl in last hdc, turn.

Row 39: ch 1, sc in first stitch, sc all the way across, turn.

Row 40: ch 1, sl in first stitch, sl all the way across, fasten off and weave in ends.


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Even Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth

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Even Moss Stitch Crochet Dishcloth

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19 thoughts on “Even Moss Stitch Dishcloth – Free Crochet Pattern”

  1. Hello! I simply wish to give a huge thumbs up for the nice crochet pattern have here. I will be coming again to your blog for more soon.

  2. I love this pattern!!! I’ve made 2 already and a kitchen dish towel. I love giving away what I make, lol. I rarely keep things for myself. Thank you for sharing!

    Kathy

    1. What size hook did you use ? I have G & H but neither say 4.5? She said size 7 ?? Can you share what size you used ?

  3. I really liked the pattern. I don’t have the size hook you used. I ended up using an 8 or 5.00mm. The dimensions are much bigger than dishcloths that I usually make. What are the dimensions using the 4.5.?

  4. I wish there was a way to download your patterns into a printable version. I’m not always somewhere where there is a wifi connection, like in a waiting room or a passenger in a car. Too bad because I like your patterns but can’t use them without an internet connection.

    1. I understand. This is something that is on the list of things to get done. I’m hoping by summer to get an Etsy store going with the PDF patterns available.

  5. I am so in love with this pattern😍 I searched endlessly for the perfect pattern to make a dishcloth with for my daughter and now I’m going to try and downsize the pattern a bit to make a mug rug! Props to you for such a beautiful pattern and thank you for sharing🥰

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