10 Knitted Dishcloth Patterns

Dishcloths are popular knitting patterns. They can be worked up quickly and are easy to complete. And they are great patterns for using your stash of yarn. They also make great handmade gifts. If you are looking for a simple project that you can knit quickly, check out these knitted dishcloth patterns..

Knit projects are usually about wearing apparel or house displays. Therefore, it is a great chance if you encounter a knit pattern that can be undoubtedly useful for your daily household chores. Like these knitted dishcloth patterns, it permits you to experience such a cloth dish to the next level!

10 Dishcloth Knitting Patterns

Below are 10 diagonal knit dishcloth patterns. We have included both free knitted dishcloth patterns as well as paid patterns.

1. Basket Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishclothwith Eyelet Border from BountifulCre8tivity

This dishcloth has a beautiful basket weave pattern. It would make a great gift for someone that has their kitchen decorated in country decor. The pattern uses a combination basket weave with a lace/eyelet border.

The pattern can be used to create a dishcloth, washcloth, or hot mat. You can either sew or crochet around the outer sides, then weave a ribbon through the border ribs if desired. To complete this pattern, you will need to know knit, purl, yarn over, cast on, and bind off.


MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED FOR THE PATTERN
  • The yarn needed for this project can be any yarn you are comfortable working with. You can also use any yarn color you want.
  • As per needle size, measurement of 6 or 7 is enough to make a gorgeous cloth dish. 

DIAGONAL KNIT DISHCLOTH SIZE

The size of the sample project ranges from 8 to 9 inches square. This size depends on what needle and gauge you are going to use.

KNITTING STITCHES YOU WILL USE
Basket Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishclothwith Eyelet Border from BountifulCre8tivity

Find the Pattern from BountifulCre8tivity HERE

2. Simple Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishcloth With Eyelet Border from BountifulCre8tivity

This diagonal washcloth pattern is a combination simple weave with a lace/eyelet border. It starts at a point and ends at a point, increasing and decreasing in size as it progresses. You can also use this pattern to create a plain washcloth by replacing all the purl stitches with knit stitches.

The completed washcloth will measure approximately 8 to 9 inches square. The final size will depend on the needle size and gauge. The skills required are knit, purl, yarn over, cast on, and bind off.

Simple Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishcloth With Eyelet Border from BountifulCre8tivity

Find the Pattern from BountifulCre8tivity HERE

3. Easy Dishcloth Knitting Pattern by TheBlueMouse

This pattern is an easy knit. It is a beginner-friendly diagonal knit dishcloth pattern for any knitter that already knows how to knit and purl. This pattern produces wonderful diagonal lines of purl bumps and a seed stitch border.

The pattern includes instructions to make 3 sizes: small, medium, and large. The small is 10 inches (25.4 cm) square. The medium is 12 inches (30.48 cm) x 12.5 inches (31.75 cm). And the large is 15 inches (38.1 cm) x 16 inches (40.64 cm).

Easy Dishcloth Knitting Pattern by TheBlueMouse

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4. Summer Lines Free Knitted Dishcloth Pattern from Knit Picks

If you are looking for free knitted dishcloth patterns, check out the Summer Lines Dishcloth. The bias knit dishcloth pattern uses contrasting lines. It uses a bias garter stitch which creates a soft but nubby surface perfect for washing dishes.

This is an intermediate level knitting pattern. The dishcloth measures 6 inches (15.24 cm) square. The pattern uses 190 yards of worsted weight cotton yarn.

Summer Lines Free Knitted Dishcloth Pattern from Knit Picks

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5. Ocean View Dishcloth Knitting Pattern by GooseCreekKnits

This nautical themed diagonal knit dishcloth pattern contains alternating rows of garter stitch and ribbing. It is a quick and easy knitting pattern that is great for beginners.

It is knit from corner to corner using a simple combination of knit, purl, increase, and decrease stitches. The finished measurements are 8.5 inches (22 cm) square.

Ocean View Dishcloth Knitting Pattern by GooseCreekKnits

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6. Pretty Diagonal Knit Dishcloth Pattern by HomeofYarns

Knit yourself this pretty dishcloth in very little time. It has a beautiful striped pattern that is reversible.

This is a beginner-friendly pattern that is ideal for making housewarming gifts. There are instructions included that will show you how to adjust the size to your liking. To make this project, you will only need to know how to knit and purl.

Pretty Diagonal Knit Dishcloth Pattern by HomeofYarns

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7. Textured Knitted Dishcloth Pattern by JustBeCraftyShop

Here is another beginner-friendly dishcloth knitting pattern. The pattern creates a textured cloth that is perfect for scrubbing those hard to clean dishes.

This pattern suggests using 1 skein of Lily’s Sugar and Cream yarn, size US 8 knitting needles, and a yarn needle. The only stitches used are knit and purl.

Textured Knitted Dishcloth Pattern by JustBeCraftyShop

Find the Pattern by JustBeCraftyShop HERE

8. Cable Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishcloth with Eyelet Border by BountifulCre8tivity

This diagonal knit dishcloth pattern uses a combination cable weave with a lace/eyelet border. It starts at one corner, increasing and decreasing in size to the opposite cover. You can also use this pattern to create hot mats and washcloths.

The completed washcloth measures approximately 8 to 9 inches square. The final size will depend on the needle size and gauge. The skills required are knit, purl, yarn over, right twist, cast on, and bind off.

Cable Weave on Diagonal Knit Dishcloth with Eyelet Border by BountifulCre8tivity

Find the Pattern by BountifulCre8tivity HERE

9. Slant Dishcloth Knitting Pattern from Knit Picks

Here is a simple pattern that works up quickly. It is knit from corner to corner using garter stitch and slip stitches. You can easily customise the size of the dishcloth.

To complete this beginner-friendly p you will need 190 yards of cotton worsted weight yarn. The completed dishcloth measures approximately 10.5 inches (26.67 cm) square.

Slant Dishcloth Knitting Pattern from Knit Picks

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10. Diagonal Knit Dishcloth Pattern by AvocadoStitches

The Panama dishcloth has an interesting pattern and eyelet border. It is a straightforward pattern that should be easy for a beginner to learn.

The pattern includes full written instructions and videos. There are no knitting charts. The finished size is 8.5 inches (21.59 cm) square. The techniques required include cast on, bind off, knit, knit through back loop, purl and knit two stitches together, and blocking/shaping.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth Pattern by AvocadoStitches

Find the Pattern by AvocadoStitches HERE

Use a diagonal knit dishcloth pattern to make a single dishcloth and a bunch of them. Dishcloths always make a great handmade gift.

Do you have a large stash of yarn you want to use up? Or are you looking for a quick knit to make a housewarming gift? If so, you cannot go wrong with one of these knitted dishcloth patterns. For a perfectly shape dishcloth, learn the process of crochet blocking here.

If you’re up for more knit-related projects, then be sure to check out our Tea Cosy Knit Patterns, Poppy Knitted Patterns, Peppa Pig Knitting Patterns and more here.

We hope you enjoy these knitted dishcloth patterns.