Since I have been learning crochet, I find making crochet dishcloth patterns are the easiest pattern to create. This textured half double crochet dishcloth is a great way to practice front and back loop stitches.
I previously did a half double crochet dishcloth that was straight half double crochets back and forth. It was the first pattern I ever made.
The textured half double crochet pattern differs by placing each half double crochet stitch in either of the front loop or the back loop.
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Textured Half Double Crochet Dishcloth Pattern
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
- 100% Cotton Yarn
- H Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
Row 1: Chain 30. Half Double Crochet in the 3rd chain from your hook. Continue with half double crochets to the end. Turn your work
Row 2 – 19: Chain 2. *Half Double Crochet in the front loop, Half Double Crochet in the back loop.* Repeat from * to * until the end. Turn your work.
Row 20: Chain 2. *Half Double Crochet in the front loop, Half Double Crochet in the back loop.* Repeat from * to * until the end. Turn your work.
Edging: Chain 1. Single Crochet around your dishcloth.
By putting the stitches in the front and back loops alternating, it allows the dishcloth to have a little bit of a texture.