Quick and easy but with beautiful results: meet the Blue Skies Dishcloth! This round crochet dishcloth pattern uses just a bit of Lily Sugar ‘N Cream yarn or any cotton yarn you have laying around—a great stash buster!
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There are a lot of crochet dishcloth patterns out there. I’ve been designing quite a few myself (like this diagonal dishcloth!) but I wanted to do something a bit more unique.
Anyone can take a stitch pattern and make it into a dishcloth…
But a round dishcloth, that’s a little more special! I sat down one night and decided this would be the perfect new design to add to my dishcloth series. In a matter of about 45 minutes, I had the Blue Skies Dishcloth finished in my hands!
Anyway, I’m excited to share this pattern with you today.
How do you crochet a round dishcloth?
A round dishcloth will be worked by starting in the center and growing outward with crochet increases. It is a little trickier than your standard rectangle or square dishcloth, but much more unique!
Working in the round is really not too hard, and this dishcloth is a great place to begin if you’re just getting started with this technique.
So without further ado, let’s get straight into the round dishcloth pattern!
Round Crochet Dishcloth Pattern – Blue Skies Dishcloth
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Explanation: A different type of dishcloth that is sure to bring uniqueness to your kitchen – meet the Blue Skies Dishcloth! Made with a small amount of cotton yarn, this dishcloth is both pretty and functional. Its round shape is sure to stand out amongst other dishcloths!
- Lily Sugar’n Cream Yarn: (100% cotton, 120 yds/109 m, 2.5 oz/71 g) less than 1 ball of your color choice (see more dishcloths that use sugar n cream yarn!)
- Or a similar worsted weight cotton yarn
- G/4mm crochet hook
- Yarn needle
Let’s talk about these materials for a second. As you can see, I used Lily Sugar ‘N Cream yarn. I personally love this yarn for dishcloths. However, there are a lot more options as well! You can really use any worsted weight cotton you might have in your stash. 100% cotton will be best. You can see my personal dishcloth yarn recommendations or cotton yarn recommendations.
- Ch 1 at beginning of rounds does NOT count as a sc.
- For other chains at the beginning of rounds, follow instructions within pattern.
- Dishcloth is worked in joined rounds. Do not turn at the end of rounds.
Approximately 7” in diameter
If you would like to adjust the size of your dishcloth, feel free to go up or down a hook size.
Abbreviations/Stitches Used (U.S.)
Chain – ch
Single crochet – sc
Half double crochet – hdc
Double crochet – dc
Stitch(es) – st(s)
Slip stitch – sl st
Skip – sk
Beginning – beg
Space(s) – sp(s)
Round – rnd
V-Stitch: (Dc, ch 2, dc) in indicated stitch or space
Shell – sh: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in indicated stitch or space
Rnd 1: Make 10 hdc in the 3rd ch from hook. Join with a sl st to first hdc (NOT ch). (10 hdc)
Rnd 2: Ch 1, *(sc, ch 3, sc) in next hdc. Sc in next hdc. Rep from * 4 times more. (15 sc, 5 ch-3 sps)
Rnd 3: Sl st in next ch-3 sp. Ch 3 (counts as a dc), dc in same ch-3 sp, ch 2, 2 dc in same ch-3 sp (sh made). Sk next sc, v-stitch in next sc. *Sk next sc, sh in next ch-3 sp. Sk next sc, v-stitch in next sc. Rep from * 3 times more. Join with a sl st to top of beg ch-3. (5 v-stitches, 5 sh)
Rnd 4: Ch 1, sc in each of next (dc, ch-2 sp, and next dc). *2 sc in next dc. Sc in each of next (dc, ch-2, and next dc). Rep from * 8 times. 2 sc in last st. Join with a sl st to first sc. (50 sc)
Rnd 5: Ch 1, hdc in next sc. Hdc in each sc around. Join with a sl st to first hdc. (50 hdc)
Rnd 6: Ch 1, *sc in next 4 sc. (Sc, ch 3, sc) in next hdc. Rep from * 9 times more. Join with a sl st to first sc. (60 sc, 10 ch-3 sps)
Rnd 7: Sl st in next sc (so that you’re in the second sc of the 4 in between ch-3 loops). Ch 5 (counts as a dc + ch 2), dc in next sc. Sk next 2 sc, v-stitch in next ch-3 sp. *Sk 2 sc, dc in next sc. Ch 2, dc in next sc. Sk 2 sc, v-stitch in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * 8 times more. Sk last 2 sc, join with a sl st to 3rd ch of beg ch 5. (10 regular v-stitches, 10 v-stitches made over 2 sts)
Rnd 8: Ch 1, *sc in next ch-2 sp, 2 sc in each of next 2 dc. Rep from * 19 times more. Join with a sl st to first sc. (100 sc)
Fasten off and weave in ends!
Round Dishcloth FAQ
How big should a round crochet dishcloth be?
A round dishcloth can be as big or small as you want, but I’ve found that 7-8″ is a good size. Most patterns I’ve seen tend to be in this range.
Do round dishcloths work as well as square ones?
From what I can tell, yes! The shape doesn’t seem to make much of a difference when it comes to wiping off a counter or wiping up a spill. 🙂
Can I sell my round dishcloths at craft fairs/markets?
Yes, absolutely! Dishcloths are a great choice for selling at spring and summer craft shows. You can feel free to sell any of your finished items made from my pattern!
Is a circular dishcloth the same as a spiral dishcloth?
Not exactly. Spiral crochet dishcloths usually look different from a circular one. Spirals are generally made with a differnet pattern of increases, often in a hexagon shape rather than a perfect circle. However, they work exactly the same as a round dishcloth! It’s just a different look.
Round crochet dishcloths are different from your typical dishcloth, but they work just as well! The Blue Skies round dishcloth includes simple stitches with a variety of unique ones added in. It is such a quick and fun project that will last for years in your kitchen! I hope you liked this pattern and were inspired to crochet more for your own kitchen.