Knit dishcloths: Cast on 38 stitches. Knit 3 rows for border. Row 1: (right side): Knit. Row 2: K 3, purl to last 3 stitches, k 3. Row 3: K 3, (P 2, k 1) 10 times, p 2, k 3. Row 4: K 3, (K 2, p 1) 10 times, k 5. Repeat these 4 rows, 6 times. If a colored center stripe is desired, change yarn now and work rows 1 – 4, 2 times in desired color. Change back to main color and work the 4 row pattern, 6 times. Knit last 4 rows. Bind off and weave in ends.
This free chunky crochet blanket pattern makes a perfect timeless baby gift, but once you feel how soft it is, there's no way you won't want to make one for yourself too! The pattern explains how to make larger sizes and it works up super quickly in bulky Bernat Blanket Yarn. Great pattern for beginners--looks fancy, but isn't hard to figure out!