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20 Unique and Beautiful Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns. Last week I shared the joy of crocheting dishcloths.

20 Unique and Beautiful Free Crochet Dishcloth Patterns

I have mostly been making simple square cloths using basic stitches but I’m getting ready to branch out. I’ve been eyeing some of the most unique crochet cloth patterns online and wanted to share the twenty I think are must-see for anyone interested in following a crochet dishcloth pattern. 1. Revisiting the Granny Mandala…. Helloooooo!!!!!!

Revisiting the Granny Mandala….

I hope you’re all having a fabulous week!! I certainly am and it is very much due to the amazing and beautiful sunny weather we are STILL having! It seems that summer has arrived early and it is just the best! Beckycafe crochet. I recently saw a similar mandala from a German crochet artist and created this tutorial.

beckycafe crochet

I am crazy about these colors, and am so pleased at how it turned out. I've just painted a 12 x 12 inch canvas to mount the mandala on so that it can be a piece of crochet wall art! This is my first attempt at a tutorial, so please feel free to comment or question if something doesn't make sense. I'm using US terms. Here goes . . . Create a magic ring, there are lots of great tutorials on the web so I didn't take photos - just google. Round 1: ch 3 (this counts as first dc) then 1 dc, ch 2, then 2 dc. Round 2: slip stitch into the first ch 2 space, ch 3 (counts as frist dc), then 2 dc, chain 2, then 3dc.

Round 3: change color, join in any ch 2 space, ch 3 (counts as first dc) 2dc, ch 2, 2 dc, ch 1, then in next space, 3dc,ch 2, 3 dc (you are stitching 3 double crochet cluster, chain 2, 3 dc cluster in each space around, totaling 6). Round 6: Join new color. Round 7: change colors. Ta-Dah! Fair Isle Mandala Pattern and pictures. As promised the Mandala Pattern Before I start, there is a couple of things you need to know when working POST STITCH in the round, SOME TIMES I have used the post stitch as an increase stitch but mostly it is a replacement stitch. 4mm hook and Cotton DK.

Fair Isle Mandala Pattern and pictures

USA terms. Fair Isle Mandala Pattern part 2. Wonderful to hear so many are giving the FI Mandala a go.

Fair Isle Mandala Pattern part 2

Little Spring Mandala. Pattern: Made in K-Town by Barbara Please respect my rights as designer: do not sell, share, translate, or publish any parts of my patterns (including pictures) online or elsewhere without my permission.

Little Spring Mandala

Do not claim this pattern as your own. Feel free to sell the finished items you’ve made from my pattern! If you do, a link-back to my blog would be great. Free pattern: spoke mandala - a creative being. Hurray, free pattern day!

free pattern: spoke mandala - a creative being

:) So many of you were interested in the pattern for this mandala, that I decided to write it down for you all. The people have spoken! This pattern uses US terms and abbreviations. For a conversion chart to UK terms, look here. Kitchen Lovelies! Pages This Blog Wednesday, July 18, 2012.

Kitchen Lovelies!

Fabulous Fish Dishcloth! Pages This Blog Saturday, July 14, 2012 Free Crochet Pattern...Fabulous Fish Dishcloth!

Fabulous Fish Dishcloth!

Here is a cute little fish that will bring some summery fun to your kitchen. Simply Cheerful Trivets! Here are some cute little trivets you can take with you to your next get together to give the hostess a thoughtful gift.

Simply Cheerful Trivets!

Seriously, they take minutes to make, so you can whip up a few at the last minute! These look nice too under a tea pot or a large candle. Using small amounts of cotton yarn, these trivets work up super fast. Make up a few for the perfect hostess gift or to add some cheer to your table. Strawberry Shortcake Dishcloth. This pretty dishcloth can be quickly crocheted to give your kitchen a lovely burst of color. If you're ready to take the granny square to the next level, this cheerful and useful project is a great place to start! Flower Potholders pattern.

Make a Crochet Mandala For Your Home. A mandala is typically a circle with inspiring colors and patterns. Mandala is the Sanskrit word for 'circle', and has spiritual significance in Hinduism and Buddhism. Crochet mandalas can be used as coasters, hot pads, wall decorations or simply as colour therapy. In this tutorial we'll be making a grey and white mandala with cheery sunshine-y yellow and mustard highlights.

Magic Spike Mandala - for placemats, coasters and more! Crochet mandalas are everywhere right now! They’re beautiful and fun to make, ranging from the sublimely simple to the excruciatingly complex. Magic Spike Mandala Square - 12" Afghan Block. A mandala… square? Three Color Simple Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern. We continue our fun month of kitchen patterns with this simple crochet dishcloth pattern. If you missed it, you can click here to see last week’s pattern and the other patterns as they are released. This week’s pattern uses three colors.

Of course you could do it all in one color, but I love the bright and cheery effect that the different colors have. Crunchy Stitch Crochet Dishcloth Pattern. Seeing Squares Crochet Dishcloth Pattern.