Crocheted Baby Washcloths

Learn how you can keep your baby squeaky clean with this simple handmade washcloth as a do it yourself crochet project.

| December 2017

  • Baby Washcloth
    This handmade washcloth is mildew resistant and strong enough to hold its shape through plenty of baths.
    Photo by Geneve Hoffman Photography
  • Book Cover
    "Crochet One-Skein Wonders for Babies," edited by Judith Durant and Edie Eckman offers 101 one-of-a-kind crochet projects that only require one skein of yarn.
    Cover courtesy of Storey Publishing

  • Baby Washcloth
  • Book Cover

Crochet One-Skein Wonders® for Babies: 101 Projects for Infants & Toddlers(Storey Publishing, 2016), edited by Judith Durant and Edie Eckman offers 101 unique crochet projects using only one-skein of yarn. These projects include adorable baby clothing, toys, blankets, and accessories. These handmade baby items are quick and easy to make and will be treasured for a lifetime! The following excerpt is from Chapter 5, “Little Bibs and Washcloths”

Mercerized cotton is the perfect choice for washcloths — strong and mildew resistant, it will hold its shape through many washings. Here are two simple cloths with sweet stitch patterns.

Finished Measurements

Note: One skein will make three washcloths.

Each cloth is 6"/15 cm by 7"/18 cm


• Yarn: Classic Elite Yarns Provence, 100% Egyptian mercerized cotton, 205 yds (186 m)/3.75 oz (100 g), Color 2625 Rosa Rugosa 3

• Crochet Hook: US G/6 (4 mm) or size needed to obtain correct gauge



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