Sweet Suzy Washcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet washcloths are a classic and traditional project that can be found in many homes. They’re durable, wash up well and add a special handmade touch to your space. The Sweet Suzy Washcloth uses a simple combination of the suzette stitch and back loop single crochet to create a lovely and textured design. Find all the pattern details (including a link to the complimenting design “The Sweet Suzy Hand Towel”) below:

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Notes:
– This pattern is written in US terms.
– A special stitch tutorial is included within the pattern. For more
detailed instructions with photos, please follow the link provided.
– Edging is optional. Instructions for fastening off when appropriate will
be will be explained after completing row 29.

Materials Needed:
– Approximately 85 yards of Bernat Handicrafter cotton for one
washcloth
– 5mm hook
– Yarn needle
– Scissors
– Measuring Tape

Stitches:
SS- Slip Stitch
CH – Chain
SC – Single Crochet
BLSC – Back Loop Single Crochet
DC – Double Crochet


Special Stitch Tutorials:
Suzette Stitch: One single crochet and double crochet are placed into the same stitch. Skip the next stitch. Repeat. After the last skipped stitch of the row, place 1 SC.
Detailed walkthrough: Click here for the suzette stitch tutorial.


Pattern:
Begin by chaining 30.

Row 1:
Into the second CH from your hook, place 1 SC. Continue by placing 1 SC into each CH until the end of the row.

CH 1 and turn.
(29 SC stitches)

Row 2:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 3:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 4:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 5:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 6:
Into the first stitch, place one BLSC.
Continue by placing 1 BLSC into each stitch until the end of the row.

CH 1 and turn.
(29 BLSC stitches)

Row 7:
Into the first stitch, place one BLSC.
Continue by placing 1 BLSC into each stitch until the end of the row.

CH 1 and turn.
(29 BLSC stitches)

Row 8:
Into the first stitch, place one BLSC.
Continue by placing 1 BLSC into each stitch until the end of the row.

CH 1 and turn.
(29 BLSC stitches)

Row 9:
Into the first stitch, place one BLSC.
Continue by placing 1 BLSC into each stitch until the end of the row.

CH 1 and turn.
(29 BLSC stitches)

Repeat rows 2-9 two more times ending on row 25.

Row 26:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 27:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 28:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.
Place 1 SC into the last stitch.

CH 1 and turn.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)

Row 29:
Into the first stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.
*Into the next stitch, place 1 SC and 1 DC. Skip the next stitch.*
Repeat from * to * 12 more times.

Place 1 SC into the last stitch.
(15 SC stitches, 14 DC stitches = 29 stitches)


Lying flat, your washcloth should measure approximately 9 inches x 9 inches. If you do not wish to add edging, you may now fasten off and weave in your ends.

If you would like to add edging:
Working into the same space as the last SC from row 29, place two more SC
stitches. This will create a corner curve around to the next edge. Evenly place 1 SC around all edges working 3 SC stitches into each corner stitch space.

Once you have returned to the beginning of your edging, SS into the 2nd SC of your first corner.

Fasten off and weave in all ends.

Your Sweet Suzy washcloth is complete! I hope you enjoyed this pattern. Don’t forget to save this pattern to your favourite crochet Pinterest board to share with your friends. The Sweet Suzy Hand Towel is also available which combined with the washcloth makes a beautiful set! Click here for the Sweet Suzy Hand Towel pattern.

If you’re looking for other fun and simple projects, please head over to the Free Pattern section of my blog for more ideas and inspiration.

Happy crocheting!

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4 thoughts on “Sweet Suzy Washcloth – Free Crochet Pattern

  1. I got this pattern from your post on Facebook. I love this dish/washcloth and will be making many, many of them. Thank you so much!

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