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Simple Moss Stitch Dishcloth

Updated March 06, 2018
Easy Knit and Purl Dishcloth
Easy Knit and Purl Dishcloth
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Ready for another super cute yet easy dishcloth pattern? This Simple Moss Stitch Dishcloth creates the perfect checkerboard pattern to make a super cute and usable dish cloth. Plus, the video tutorial breaks down exactly how you can make this dishcloth pattern row by row. If you're a beginner knitter interested in graduating beyond stockinette stitch and garter stitch, this moss stitch knitting pattern is a great option. Moss stitch adds a lovely texture to your projects without being overwhelming or overly complicated. Check out the full pattern below to learn how to make this free knit dishcloth pattern.


Simple Moss Stitch Dishcloth


  1. Cast on 32 stitches

  2. Row 1: knit 2, purl 2

  3. Row 2: knit 2, purl 2

  4. Row 3: purl 2, knit 2

  5. Row 4: purl 2, knit 2

  6. Rows 5 – 40: Repeat rows 1 – 4, 9 times

  7. Rows 41 – 42: Repeat rows 1 and 2

  8. Row 43: purl 2, knit 2
    Bind off in purl 2, knit 2

  9. Cut yarn and weave in ends

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You just got to love all the easy, knit and purl patterns for dishcloths and washcloths. This is a pretty one nad so easy to do. I like to whip up some as gifts for teachers and friends at Christmas time and this pattern is on the list to include.


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