Free Knitting Patterns: Dishcloths & Washcloths


Bee My Heart Dishcloth



An Army of One Cloth



Hand-Knit Washcloths

Beginner. Small, square washcloths perfect hand-held size with great back ribbing for exfoliation.


Bath Mitt and Soap Sack

Intermediate. Hang it in the shower to hold your soap and use it as a scrubbie. Makes a beautiful gift sack, too!


Dolce Amore Washcloth


Gauge: 7.0 stitches per inch or 28.0 stitches per 4 inches.


Heart Double Knit Hot Pad

Intermediate. Double Knitting is working both sides in one row. There is also a Complete Project video of this Heart Hot Pad pattern on the CD.

Out of the Frying Pan

Beginner. Felted Wool Oven Mitt. Yarn can be any type of worsted wool and gauge doesn’t matter.

Truchet Tiles


Hot Out of the Oven Set: Casserole and Oven Mitts


Gauge: 3.0 stitches per inch or 12.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Granite Dishcloth


Sugar'n Cream - Striped Pot Holder

Beginner. This triple stranded pot holder pattern works up super quick.

Gauge: 2.5 stitches per inch or 10.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Tea Cup Pot Holder

Intermediate. This tea cup-themed pot holder is a great introduction to colorwork.

Gauge: 2.5 stitches per inch or 10.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Star Trek Pot Holders

advanced. Double Knit!

Gauge: 3.75 stitches per inch or 15.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Shamrock Hot Pad


Easter Egg Hot Pad


Gauge: 4.0 stitches per inch or 16.0 stitches per 4 inches.

Checkered Pot Holder

Beginner. The perfect gift for your favorite chef! These checkerboard pot holders are knitted using the intarsia technique and then felted in the washing machine to make them good and sturdy.

Awareness Ribbon Hotpad/Potholder

Beginner/Intermediate. This darling pot holder captures the special style of homespun early Americana.

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