Colorful Dishcloths Free Knitting Patterns

41 Colorful Knitted Dishcloths and Towels Free Patterns

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I don’t know about you, but I love to combine the pleasant with the useful. That’s why today we gonna show you these Colorful Dishcloths. Small and useful patterns like these are one of the most pleasant because they are quick to make and immediately add character and color to your space. First, improving your skills and then cleaning the apartment, isn’t it amazing? Choose your favorite pattern and make a dishcloth today!

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1. Hello Spring Dishcloth

  • Designed by Michele C Meadows

Welcome spring with a new knitting project and make a beautiful tulip dishcloth. This flower embodies spring — fresh, bright, and crunchy. Let your mood be the same! The knitted dishcloth pattern is free, so take it and enjoy knitting!

knit dishcloth free pattern

PHOTOS by Michele C Meadows/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

2. Cables & Lace Dishcloth

  • Designed by Stacy Wilkinson

Learn how to knit these beautiful lace cables with a free dishcloth knitting pattern. You can use this technique in further projects and make a beautiful sweater or scarf. It’s an intermediate-level project because it needs some concentration but is not as tricky as it may seem.

dishcloth free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Stacy Wilkinson/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on handmadebystacyj.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Bluebells Dishcloth

  • Designed by Stacy Wilkinson

The Bluebells Dishcloth is a perfect project for those who need to find a last-minute gift because it’s easy to make, and the designer added even printable dishcloth wrappers for free. It’s also a great chance to learn and practice knitting cables because the knit dishcloth pattern is free and comes with a helpful video tutorial.

free cable dishcloth knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Stacy Wilkinson/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on handmadebystacyj.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

4. Corner-To-Corner Washcloth

  • Designed by Jennifer Hoverson Jahnke for Purl Soho

Laconic and modern washcloths are an excellent present for every person and a helpful piece for your kitchen too. Knit a set with fine cotton yarn and a free knitted washcloth pattern by Jennifer Hoverson Jahnke for Purl Soho. Always stylish and always needed.

free corner-to-corner washcloth knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho/ Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

5. “Narnia” Dishcloth

  • Designed by The Kitchen Sink Shop

Dishcloths are always an excellent chance to practice knitting. For example, this free knitted dishcloth pattern has a reversible lacy design and looks great on both sides. And, of course, it will help you keep the kitchen clean.

free knit dishcloth pattern

PHOTOS by 55yrknitter / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. Read more about 55yrknitter’s project on Ravelry.

6. Gridded Texture Dishcloth

  • Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio

The texture plays a significant role in the dishcloth’s usefulness. Its design should not only be lovely but gridded for better functionality. And you can get it with this free dishcloth knitting pattern. It works with a slip stitch in 1 color per row so it won’t be a challenging project. Enjoy!

free dishcloth knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

7. Checks + Stripes Dishtowels

  • Designed by Purl Soho

I love self-made dishtowels for their external view, appropriate to my interior colors and functionality. They are also usually easy to do, so I have a lot of fun creating fresh ones. I like this free knit dishcloth pattern because of its astonishing design. It is simply perfect, do you agree?

dishtowel free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

8. Intertwined Dishcloth

  • Designed by Underground Crafter Design Team

Here is an excellent and free basketweave dishcloth knitting pattern for beginners. You can train your knitting skills and see results very soon. Using these self-made dishcloths, you will be proud of yourself. They are also an excellent last-minute gift idea. Everybody will appreciate such a gift!

dishcloth free knitting pattern

PHOTOS by Underground Crafter Design Team / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on undergroundcrafter.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

9. Waffle Stitch Washcloth + Hand Towel In Santolina

  • Designed by Purl Soho

Do you like to update your interior? Be a designer who takes care of the minor details? I love that! And that is why I’m happy seeing the perfect kitchen accessories patterns, especially when they are free. So, I was pleased when I met these excellent waffle stitch washcloth and hand towel knit patterns. All I need is to choose the colors and spend a few pleasant hours knitting my kitchen updates. Now I will share them with you!

free hand towel knitted pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

10. Cottage Washcloth

  • Designed by Lindsey Hagen

Have you ever made washcloths as a gift? I knitted these, and my friend was happy about that! Good ribbed surface, convenient 8” x 8” size, special washcloth cotton yarn, and lovely colors — they were perfect for cleaning!

I propose you use this free knitted washcloth pattern and create some for yourself too.

free washcloth knitted pattern

PHOTOS by Lindsey Hagen / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

11. Leafy Washcloth

  • Designed by Megan Goodacre

This fun and super easy leaf-shaped washcloth is a cute and practical gift idea. It’s a great project for beginner knitters, that are ready to move with their project beyond the basic square. What’s more, you can make these in leafy, earthy colors, or go for more vibrant ones.

Leafy Washcloth

PHOTOS by Megan Goodacre / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on tricksyknitter.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Easily Distracted by Leaves

  • Designed by Megan Goodacre

If you like earthy colors and designs, these amazing washcloths or dishcloths are going to make your kitchen and bathroom really cool looking! The finished size of each leaf depends really on the kind of yarn you will use.

Easily Distracted by Leaves

PHOTOS by fiberbuzz / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on tricksyknitter.com, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

If you like these projects, be sure also to check out this pattern: The Best Crochet Stitches for Blankets.

13. Operation Poor Christmas

  • Designed by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne

It’s great to have a customized set of kitchen towels and clothes that will not only make your kitchen look beautiful but will also make your cleaning a lot easier. In other words, this cloth is a must-have. What’s more, you can easily make it with yarn scraps.

Operation Poor Christmas

PHOTOS by kniterror / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on canadianliving.com, or read more about it on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

14. More Knitted Dishcloths

  • Designed by Jill Arnusch

I love how the colors transition into one another in this beautiful dishcloth. It’s a great and simple pattern. You can use it for instance as a dishcloth, washcloth, or even a coaster! It’s practical, functional and so eye pleasing!

More Dishcloths

PHOTOS by elizrocks / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.com, This particular version is on Ravelry.

15. Farmhouse Dishtowels

  • Designed by Purl Soho

These farmhouse dishtowels will give your kitchen a very cosy and country feeling. They are made in warm, washed out colors, so they have a slightly vintage vibe. You can knit them up very fast and enjoy your new set of towels in no time!

Farmhouse Dishtowels

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Colorful Half + Half Washcloths

  • Designed by Purl Soho

If you like a minimalistic design that fits perfectly into your kitchen, check out these Colorful Half + Half Washcloths. They are simple, pretty and thanks to pure cotton they are gonna clean your dishes or hands. I hope you like it!

Colorful Half + Half Washcloths Free Knitting Pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

If you like these projects, be sure also to check out this pattern: Lovely Knitted Baby Blankets Free Patterns.

17. Spring Clean

  • Designed by DROPS design

Spring is a perfect time to clean your house, especially kitchen, so take yarn and make Spring Clean! While you clean, just look at your knitted Spring Clean and be motivated to do your housework! The piece is worked back and forth with textured pattern.

 Spring Clean Free Knitting Pattern

PHOTOS by DROPS design / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

18. Delightful Knitted Dishcloths

  • Designed by Charlotte Marjoribanks

These dishcloths are a simple and effective way to create something practical and reusable for your home. So be kind to our planet with your choice of yarn if you can! Make Delightful Dishcloths in vivid colors to create original decorations in your kitchen!

 Delightful DishclothsFree Knitting Pattern

PHOTOS by Charlotte Marjoribanks / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

19. All Washed Up

  • Designed by Jill Arnusch

Who said that cleaning and washing up the dishes must be a boring and unpleasant duty? This lovely All Washed Up will make you feel happier with its lovely pattern, and household duties will seem better! What’s more, this dishcloth pattern is super simple, and moreover easily memorized and reversible.

 All Washed Up Free Knitting Pattern

PHOTOS by jillknitit / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

20. Rainbow Knitted Dishcloths

  • Designed by Kay Gardiner and Ann Shayne

This pattern is beautiful worked in solids and variegated. Especially when you choose juicy colors, Ballband Dishcloth will become an original decoration in your house and make your kitchen more enjoyable! Moreover, they make a great gift idea!

Ballband Dishcloth Free Knitting Pattern

PHOTOS by redfern / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.com, This particular version is on Ravelry.

21. Little Cactus Washcloth

  • Designed by Megan Hallam

If you like floral and especially cactus motifs on your projects, you will love this knitted washcloth in the pictures below! Just take a look and see for yourself how fun it looks like! It’s made with simple stitches and it’s a reversible washcloth.

Little Cactus Washcloth 1

PHOTOS by Megan Hallam / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knittleandpearl.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Simple Knitted Dishcloth

  • Designed by Knit On Designs by Deb Buckingham

Are you looking for a handmade and original housewarming gift idea for your friends? Or you just want to upgrade your washcloth, dishcloth or towels? If so, we’ve got you covered! Take a look at the pictures below and fall in love with these gorgeous, delicate, knitted washcloths!

Simple Knitted Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Knit On Designs by Deb Buckingham / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

23. Stripes + Blocks Towel Set

  • Designed by Purl Soho

Hello knitters! Are you looking for a project that will freshen up your kitchen or bathroom? If you like simple and geometric designs, you will love this towel set in the pictures below! It’s super soft in touch and very water absorbent, so it’s great for a kitchen towel, or a bathroom towel!

Stripes + Blocks Towel Set

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

24. Colorfield Hand Towels

  • Designed by purlsoho

These amazing knitted towels in the pictures below are full of texture and will be the perfect addition to your kitchen and bathroom. These towels look so minimalistic and elegant, you will love using them, as they are super soft and comfy! However if you like more vibrant colors, go for it!

Colorfield Hand Towels

PHOTOS by purlsoho / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, the photos are here.

25. Lattice Dish Set

  • Designed by Kaylan Dykema

This simple set of knitted cloths, towels and scrubbies is going to take your kitchen and bathroom decor to a whole new lever! What’s more, you only need to know basic stitches to create these and they will make a fantastic addition to a housewarming gift as well!

Lattice Dish Set

PHOTOS by Kaylan Dykema / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on dykemaknits.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

26. Basic Dishcloth x 3

  • Designed by Louise Bollanos

These lovely knitted cloths in the pictures below are the perfect accessories to take your beauty routine to the next level! And all you need to know to make these, are basic stitches. Moreover, they are really great and you can use them endless times.

3.Basic Dishcloth x 3jpg

PHOTOS by Louise Bollanos / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on handylittleme.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

27. Modern Knit Dish Towel Pattern

  • Designed by Leleknits

Isn’s this beautiful knitted dish towel in the pictures below just gorgeous? It’s easy enough for novice knitters, but it’s also lots of fun for more advanced knitters! As you complete each row, you’ll see the diamond lattice form, which is so satisfying!

Modern Knit Dish Towel Pattern

PHOTOS by leleknits / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on leleknits.com, the top photo is here and the bottom photo is here.

28. Double Dutch

  • Designed by The Kitchen Sink Shop

This amazing knitted dishcloth in the pictures below was made by The Kitchen Sink Shop and it’s such a great idea for a housewarming gift! What’s more handmade cloths are the best, because they are not only eco friendly, but they are also super easy and fast to make!

Double Dutch

PHOTOS by The Kitchen Sink Shop / Ravelry.com

Find the original paid pattern on Ravelry.

29. Spiral Scrubby

  • Designed by clicketysticks

This soft and squishy scrubby in the pictures below is super easy and fast to make and you will love how incredible it cleans everything! What’s more, they are great to bundle them with dishcloth sets for gifts, just add some yummy soap and you’re all set.

Spiral Scrubby

PHOTOS by clicketysticks / Instagram.com

Find the original free pattern on clicketysticks.com, the photos are here.

30. Zig Zag Dishcloth Set

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio

Brighten up the kitchen with this lively set of zig zag knit dishcloths.They are so easy to make in any yarn you like most! However natural, 100% cotton yarn will be best, because it will allow you to absorb more water and clean better.

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

31. Tiny House Washcloths

  • DESIGNED by Purl Soho

These fantastic crochet dishcloths in the pictures below will make your kitchen look so much more modern and elegant! What’s more, if you use the Buttercup Cotton yarn, you will be able to make 12 washcloths using only 2 skeins of yarn!

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

32. Waffle Dishcloth

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio

These simple and very beautiful dishcloths in the pictures below were made by Yarnspirations Design Studio and are so incredibly sweet! Making these is a super easy and fun way to breathe new life into your kitchen décor.

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

33. Shifting Rib Dishcloth

  • Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio

Take a look at this beautiful knitted dishcloth! It has such a gorgeous texture and it’s really easy to knit as well! It features Lily Sugar’n Cream yarn, that is 100% cotton, so it will be really absorbent, not to mention nice in touch! The finished size is approximately a 8″ [20.5 cm] square.

Shifting Rib Dishcloth

PHOTOS by Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

34. Wishes Cloths

  • Designed by The Kitchen Sink Shop

Take a look at these beautiful knitted cloths in the pictures below! They were made by sjanova and have such a nice texture, that really compliments the color, don’t you think? If you want a pair of beautiful and timeless cloths, these will be perfect for you!

Wishes Cloths

PHOTOS by sjanova / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry. This particular version is on Ravelry.

35. Happy Accident Knit Washcloth

  • Designed by Christina Garza-Brown

How gorgeous is the texture in this knitted washcloth in the pictures below? It’s made by Christina Garza-Brown and it’s made using so beautiful colors! Take a look! It’s the perfect quick knit gift for your family and friends, as well as a great beginner project.

Happy Accident Knit Washcloth

PHOTOS by Christina Garza-Brown / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knitfarious.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

36. Heel Stitch Hand Towel In Serif

  • Designed by Hiromi Glover for Purl Soho

If you are tired of the inferior hand towels available in stores, consider making your own. Not only is this project quick, but the result is very practical. The knitted hand towel is thick and super absorbent, so you won’t have to spend any more money on them. For this piece you will be using the heel stitch. Use the free pattern to knit something useful for yourself!

knitted hand towel free pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

37. Fair + Square Washcloth

  • Designed by Keith Foster and Gaby Bush for Purl Soho

It really feels like cheating because these knitted washcloths are quick, fun, and functional. The pattern includes a hanging loop, so these washcloths are easy to store. Handmade kitchen accessories are good equivalents to what you see in the supermarket, so think no more. Brighten up your home with this free knitting pattern!

knitted washcloth free pattern

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

38. Buttermilk Tea Towel

  • Designed by Izabela Grzybek

A quick project with a great waffle texture that will appeal to those new to knitting as well as experienced knitters who want to make something without thinking too much. This knitted towel is functional and makes a great addition to your kitchen. The pattern is free, think no more!

beige with rusty stripes on the edge knitted tea towel

PHOTOS by Izabela Grzybek / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on whileberry.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

39. Linden Tree Washcloth + Hand Towel

  • Designed by Gianna Mueller for Purl Soho

Stunning waffle textured knit towels in elegant green gamma. The interesting combination of stitches makes this pattern interesting for knitters of all levels, but it would be nice if you were familiar with the basics. Enhance your kitchen style and make something practical. The step-by-step knitting instructions are free.

knitted hand towels and washcloth in shades of green

PHOTOS by Purl Soho / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on purlsoho.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

40. Honeycomb Dishcloth

  • Designed by nalhcib

Update the style of your kitchen accessories with this simple dishcloth pattern. Created with a special honeycomb stitch, it has a waffle structure that makes it not only practical for your household, but pretty as well. The design is made with beginners in mind. You won’t have any trouble following the free step-by-step knitting instructions. Make your housework easier and create your own knitted tea towel today!

a pink knitted dishcloth with a honeycomb design

PHOTOS by nalhcib / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on knittingunlimited.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

41. Easy Garter Dishcloth

  • Designed by Tori Gurbisz

If you are looking for something easy to try, add this beginner-friendly dishcloth pattern to your list. For beginners, this project is a great opportunity to practice basic knitting and garter stitch. More experienced knitters will find it relaxing and a great way to knit on the go. Either way, the dishcloth is practical, durable, and undoubtedly charming. Follow the free and easy pattern to get started.

a set of knitted dishcloths on a blue background

PHOTOS by Tori Gurbisz / Ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on premieryarns.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

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