If you are looking for a new project to sink your hook into, then you will love the Lemon Peel Dishtowel pattern. This free pattern offers a stylish and practical solution to keep your kitchen tidy while adding a touch of handmade charm. The Lemon Peel stitch used in this pattern creates a unique texture that is perfect for cleaning up spills and wiping down surfaces.
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And if you are looking for a matching dishcloth, then we’ve got your covered. The Lemon Peel Crochet Dishcloth pattern goes with this dishtowel, both using the lemon peel stitch.
Matching Crochet Dishcloth: Lemon Peel Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
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- This crochet pattern is written in US terms.
- Initial chains in a row do not count as a stitch.
- If you want to change the size the initial chain is an odd number.
- Finished Size: 13 inches wide x 18 inches tall
- You do not need to use two colors for the pattern, one will work too, you will need around a total of 230 yards of yarn if using one color.
- If using 2 colors, the color is changed in rows 8, 11, 46, and 49.
Gauge is not important for this pattern, but if you would like to make one before starting:
14 stitches x 7 rows of double crochet = 4” x 4”
- ~ 200 yards of Cotton medium weight (4) Yarn for Color 1
- ~ 30 yards of another Cotton medium weight (4) Yarn for Color 2
- 5.5 mm ( I/9 ) crochet hook
- Yarn needle to weave in ends.
- Stitch Markers
Crochet Abbreviations Used (US Terms):
Pattern Video Tutorial
Lemon Peel Dishtowel Pattern:
Foundation – Row 7: (Color 1)
Row 8 – 10: (Color 2)
Rows 11 – 45: (Color 1)
Rows 46 – 48: (Color 2)
Rows 49 – 55: (Color 1)
Foundation: Ch 45
Row 1 (Color 1): sc in the 2nd chain from the hook, sc in each chain all the way across (44 stitches).
Rows 2 – 7 (Color 1): ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st stitch, *dc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, repeat from * all across until 1 st is left, dc in the last stitch (44 stitches)
Rows 8 – 10 (Color 2): ch 1, turn, hdc in first stitch, hdc all the way across (44 stitches)
Rows 11 – 45 (Color 1): ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st stitch, *dc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, repeat from * all across until 1 st is left, dc in the last stitch (44 stitches)
Rows 46 – 48 (Color 2): ch 1, turn, hdc in first stitch, hdc all the way across (44 stitches)
Rows 49 – 54 (Color 1): ch 1, turn, sc in the 1st stitch, *dc in the next stitch, sc in the next stitch, repeat from * all across until 1 st is left, dc in the last stitch (44 stitches)
Row 55 (Color 1): ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, sc all the way across, tie off and weave in ends (44 stitches)
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