Lemon Peel Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

Lemon Peel Dishcloth Pattern

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Now that things are starting to get back to normal and my work life has slowed down some I can get back to doing the things I enjoy, like creating new crochet patterns.

I am still working through the book I picked up The Complete Photo Guide to Crochet Book and came across the lemon peel crochet stitch. So I incorporated that stitch into the dishcloths that I’ve been creating with my single crochet stripe on each end, thus resulting in the pattern below for the Lemon Peel Stitch Crochet Dishcloth.

I used the usual cotton yarn that I prefer to use when it comes to dishcloths.

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Going back over this pattern now a few years later to create the ad-free PDF that has been requested by some, I’ve made some alterations. First thing is first, it will take more than 1/2 of a skein of Lily’s Sugar and Cream if you are using that. 80 yards of yarn is what this pattern uses. Also, initially, I didn’t use a chain at the beginning of the rows, but I have now changed to that to using a ch 1 at the start of each row because it does give more even sides on the dishcloth.

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This crochet pattern is written in US terms.

If you want to change the size of the dishcloth the initial chain needs to be an odd number.

Chains at the start of the rows do not count as a stitch.

Finished size: 9.5 inches tall x 8.5 inches wide


Crochet Stitches Used:

Video Tutorial

Lemon Peel Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern:

Foundation: ch 31

Row 1: 2nd ch from hook sc, sc all the way across. (30 stitches)

Row 2: ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch from row 2, * dc in next stitch, sc in next stitch, repeat from * until last stitch in row, dc in last stitch (30 stitches)

Rows 3 – 5: repeat row 2 (30 stitches)

Rows 6 – 8: ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, sc in each stitch all the way across, turn (30 stitches)

Rows 9 – 23: repeat row 2 (30 stitches)

Rows 24 – 26: ch1, turn, sc in first stitch, sc in each stitch all the way across, turn (30 stitches)

Rows 27 – 31: repeat row 2 (30 stitches)

Row 32: ch 1, turn, sc in first stitch, sc in each stitch all the way across, fasten off and weave in ends (30 stitches)

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Lemon Peel Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern

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