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Easy Beginner’s Crochet Washcloth Pattern: Featuring Single Crochet Stitch

Handmade washcloths are the perfect project for beginner crocheters. They don’t take up too much time, can be completed with one type of stitch and they are forgiving if you make mistakes! This easy beginner’s crochet washcloth pattern features the single crochet stitch and looks elegant. 

This free crochet pattern comes together quickly and has a lovely texture that is great for washing dishes or exfoliating your face. With 100% cotton yarn it is completely eco-friendly and gentle enough to use on the skin. 

What Makes a Beginner’s Crochet Pattern Easy? 

Crochet patterns that feature medium worsted yarn and minimum stitches are great for beginner crocheters. Medium-weight yarn is easy to work with because it isn’t too thin. The other great thing about this pattern is that it uses just one stitch!

All you need to know is the single crochet stitch. I love using the single crochet stitch as it’s easy, comes together fast and the end result looks so sophisticated. This beginner-friendly crochet pattern is a square washcloth which also makes it easy to work with. 

These washcloths can also be used as dishcloths and are made of 100% cotton yarn. Cotton is absorbent, a key element needed when making projects that will consistently get wet. 

How to Use Your Finished Crochet Washcloths

These washcloths work up pretty fast, I finished one in under 2 hours. You can use them for yourself or gift them to friends and family in spa gift sets. They are completely eco-friendly and plant-based. 

I am obsessed with washcloths and have many in various sizes. There’s something so special about handmade washcloths. The first one I ever made, my husband was shocked that it didn’t come from a store. Great compliment!

You are welcome to sell any finished products. I would appreciate pattern credit if you do so. You cannot sell this pattern as your own. 

Easy Beginner’s Crochet Washcloth Pattern: Featuring Single Crochet Stitch


1 skein 100% Medium Worsted Cotton Yarn (I used I Love This Yarn from Hobby Lobby in Dove)

I9 Crochet Hook

Stitch Markers

Needles to weave ends



Single Crochet (SC):

Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, and pull through stitch (2 loops on hook). Yarn over and pull through both loops. 

Here’s a video tutorial on how to crochet the single crochet stitch. 

Finished Dimensions: 

12 in x 12 in


  • The pattern is written in US terms. 
  • Chain 1 at the start of a row does not count as a stitch. It is there for structural purposes. Always place your stitch in the first stitch. 
  • This crochet washcloth pattern will end up being 12 in 12 in. If you would like a smaller or larger size, add or decrease the number of chains in your foundation. Just make sure to use an even number of chains. 
  • Guage is not important for this pattern. You can use a ruler to check your dimensions as you work if you need to. 


Foundation: Tie a slip knot and chain 41. 

Crocheting for Beginner's, How to Make a Slip Knot

Row 1: 1 Single Crochet (sc) in 2nd chain from hook. Repeat 39 more times (40 stitches)

Crocheting for Beginner's, How to Make a Slip KnotCrocheting for Beginner's, How to Make a Slip Knot

Row 2: Chain 1 and sc into the first stitch. Place a stitch marker if needed. Repeat 39 times (40 stitches)

Crocheting for Beginner's, How to Make a Slip Knot

Row 3 – 50: Repeat Row 2 instructions. 

Fasten off and weave in ends.

To weave in ends: 

Thread your end yarn through a needle. 

Insert the needle through 6-8 stitches. Pull through. 

Skip the first strand of the stitch and insert the needle in the opposite direction through 6-8 stitches. Pull through. 

Cut the yarn. 

There you have it, an easy beginner’s crochet washcloth pattern that will leave you with a super cute washcloth! For care instructions follow the notes that come with the yarn. 

Did you make this pattern? Tag me and show me your creations. I’d love to see them! Instagram: @By.Bindi

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How to Make Confetti Hearts with Your Cricut

Red Hearts Confetti

Does it get any cuter than little hearts confetti for Valentine’s Day? 

Confetti has so many uses and it’s fun! Ever since I got my Cricut a couple of months ago,  I’ve gotten into making my own confetti. Making confetti hearts with your Cricut is easy,  fun and so useful. 

I sell the confetti I make on my Etsy store and use it professionally when I’m packaging orders.  It adds such a nice touch and my customers love it. It’s also super cheap! You can make over 150 pieces from 1 sheet of paper that costs about 10 cents.

Since Valentine’s day is coming up, making confetti at home would be a fun DIY project.  I’ll show you how easy it is to make confetti hearts with your Cricut and some nice cardstock.  

This Cricut tutorial is also beginner-friendly. You’ll be a confetti pro in no time!

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How to Make Confetti Hearts With Your Cricut 


❤ Heavyweight Cardstock (I used Recollection brand in Rose Gold Foil )


Light grip Blue Mat



1.) Sign in to Cricut Design Space and create a new project. 

2.) Select the shapes icon from the left panel and click on the heart.  

how to make hearts confetti with cricut   

3.) Resize your heart to your liking.  For my project, I used a variation of .5 in as I wanted small hearts. 

4.) Once your heart is sized, duplicate however many times you like.

5.) Change the fill color to match your cardstock. I changed mine to a rose gold color. 

6.) Select make it in the upper right corner and proceed to the next screen.  

7.) Set the dial on the Cricut to cardstock.

8.) On your screen, change the paper size to 8.5 x 11 and proceed to the next screen after clicking continue. 

10.) Align cardstock on your mat and load it into Cricut.  Make sure edges are properly aligned. I used the Recollections brand from Michael’s in Rose Gold Foil. This cardstock is 65 lbs and has a lovely sheen that changes colors depending on how the light hits it. It does have a brown back. You can get it on Amazon here

Feel free to use any color you like!

11.) Hit the flashing button on your Cricut. Once the Cricut has loaded the mat, hit the C. 

12.) After the machine cuts your project, lift cardstock up.  Your confetti will be on the mat. Use a scraper to lift from the mat. My scraper is the Cricut brand and it works really well in getting the confetti off!

And, now the fun part!

How to use your homemade Confetti hearts: 

❤ Send in the mail to friends and family

❤ Wedding table decor

❤ Jazz up bachelorette party or bridal showers party favors

❤ Use it for birthday parties

❤ Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner decor

There are so many options. Now you know how to make hearts confetti with your Cricut, have fun using it!