Crochet V-Stitch Dishcloth – Free Pattern and Tutorial

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The V-Stitch can be crocheted in a variety of different ways. Today I will share with you one way to make the V Stitch. This stitch is very popular for making crochet afghans, blankets, scarves and cowls. It works up quickly and uses only basic crochet stitches. This is a great stitch to try when you are new to crocheting. Practice the stitch with this simple dishcloth pattern and then use the stitch repeat to make a larger project of your choice!

V Stitch Dishcloth Pattern Oombawka Design Crochet


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Supplies

Difficulty Level

EASY

Finished Size

6 inches by 6 inches
9 inches by 9 inches and 12 inches by 12 inches are located at the end of the post
4 inches by 4 inches was added to the end of the post on March 28, 2018.

Gauge

approximately 3 sts per inch and 7 rows per 4 inches (1.8) (for the 6×6, 9×9 and 12×12)

Abbreviations

US Terminology used

beg – beginning
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
R – row/round
RS – right side (aka as the ‘pretty side’ of your work)
rem – remaining
rep – repeat
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
sl st – slip stitch
st/sts – stitch/stitches
* – Repeat the instructions between the asterisks the number of times indicated. This repeat will contain of multiple instructions.
() – Repeat the instructions between the parentheses the number of times indicated.
[] – at the end of the row – the total number of stitches

Helpful Tutorials

Back Bump
Invisible Join

Stitch Multiple

Ch a multiple of 2 sts

Notes

  • Additional Size (4 Inches by 4 Inches) added.
  • Optional Edging added to the end of the post.

V Stitch Dishcloth Pattern Instructions

Size: 6 Inches by 6 Inches

R1: Ch 20, begin in back bump of 4th ch (the sk 3 chs count as 1 dc) from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [18]

Step 1 CH 20 Sts

Step 2 work 2 dc in the 4th ch from hook in back bump see tutorial for more help

Part 3 Row 1 Complete

R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. [18]

Step 4 Work into the spaces 2 dc

Step 5 Work 1 dc in top of ch 3 Row 2 Complete

R3-R11: Rep R2. Continue to optional edging (if you wish).

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Size: 9 Inches by 9 Inches

R1: Ch 28, begin in back bump of 4th ch (the sk 3 ch counts as 1 dc) from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [26]

R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. [26]

R3-R16: Rep R2. Continue to optional edging (if you wish).


Size: 12 Inches by 12 Inches

R1: Ch 38, begin in back bump of 4th ch from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [36]

R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. [36]

R3-R22: Rep R2. Continue to optional edging (if you wish).


Size: 4 Inches by 4 Inches

This size only uses: 5 mm (H) Orange Osage Hook

R1: Ch 12, begin in back bump of 4th ch (the sk 3 ch count as 1 dc) from the hook and work 2 dc in the ch, sk 1 ch, *2 dc in the next ch, sk 1 ch**. Rep from * to ** across to the last ch. 1 dc in the last ch. Turn. [10]

R2: Ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), sk the next dc. Work 2 dc in the sp between the sk dc and the next dc. *Sk the next 2 dc; 2 dc in the sp between the last sk dc and the next dc**. Rep from * to ** across to the final 2 sts. Sk 1 dc and work 1 dc in the top of the ch 3. Turn. [10]

R3-R6: Rep R2. Continue to optional edging (if you wish).

Optional Edging

Work 1 sc in each st and each row end and in each corner work: 1 sc, ch 1, 1 sc. Finish off with an invisible join and weave in ends.

V Stitch Dishcloth Pattern Oombawka Design Crochet

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