Starburst Daisy Dishcloth - Free crochet pattern by Lullaby Lodge

Hello everyone, I usually have a tutorial to share with you on Tuesdays, but this week I have a free pattern instead.  I hope you like my Starburst Daisy Dishcloths.  Homemade dishcloths really brighten up your day, especially when they come in such delicious colours.  I think they would also make great coasters or table mats.

Starburst Daisy Dishcloth


Aran / Worsted cotton yarn small amounts  (approx. 15g / half Oz each colour when making a 2 colour daisy).
Darning needle


5mm (H)


Dishcloth 20 cm (8  inches) diameter



Abbreviations US Terms (UK Conversion)

tr - treble crochet (double treble crochet)
dc - double crochet (treble crochet)
sc - single crochet (double crochet)
hdc - half double crochet (half treble crochet)
ch - chain
st(s) - stitch(es)
sp - space
sl st - slip stitch
bl - back loops
cl - cluster
bcl - beginning cluster
ps - puff stitch
yo - yarn over
sk - skip

Special Stitches

Beginning cluster: ch2, [Yo, insert hook into st and pull up a loop, yo pull through 2 loops] x3, yo pull through all loops.

Cluster: [Yo, insert hook into st and pull up a loop, yo pull through 2 loops] x4, yo pull through all loops.

Puff stitch: [Yo, insert hook into st and pull up a long loop] x4, yo pull through all loops, ch1 to secure puff.

Other notes:  You can make the more traditional yellow and white daisy or you can use more colours if you wish, simply fasten off at the end of the round and join in the new colour.  You can use any cotton Aran / worsted weight yarn to make these cloths.  When changing colours join new colour with a sl st where indicated.


Ch4 and join with sl st to form ring.

Round 1 Ch3 (counts as dc), 15 dc into ring, join with sl st to top ch3.  (16dc)

Round 2 Pull up a loop (or join new colour in any st), ps in same place, ch1, [ ps, ch1] in every st around, join with sl st to top first ps. (16ps)

Round 3 Sl st into next sp (or join new colour in any sp), bcl, ch2, [cl in next sp, ch2] repeat around, join with sl st to top first cl.  Fasten off.  (16cl)

Round 4 With white join in any sp, ch4 (counts as tr), 6tr in same sp, [sl st in next sp, 7tr in next sp] repeat around, join with sl st to top ch4.  (8 petals)

Round 5 Sl st into next st, ch2 (counts as hdc), 2dc in next st, 3dc in next st, 2dc in next st, hdc in next st, sk next 3 sts, [hdc in next st, 2dc in next st, 3dc in next st, 2dc in next st, hdc in next st, sk next 3 sts] repeat around, sl st to top ch2.  Fasten off.  (8 petals)

Round 6 With contrasting colour work in bl except for fpdc, join in first hdc of any petal, ch1, sc in same st, sc in each hdc and dc, and fpdc around each Round 4 sl st.  Fasten off.  (72sc, 8fpdc).

Round 7 With white and working in bl only, join in any sc after fpdc, ch1, sc in same st, sc in every sc, fpdc around every fpdc, join with sl st to starting sc.  Fasten off and weave in ends.  (72sc, 8fpdc).

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I hope you enjoyed this pattern and I'm sure you can come up with lots of other lovely colour combinations.  I would love to see what you make, tag your social media pics with #lullabylodge so I can check them out.  You can find a pdf version of this pattern in my Etsy Store...

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  1. They are beautiful! The colors you chose make them joyfully vibrant!

    1. Thank you Maya, I have been making a lot of dishcloths lately. I think I will be giving them as gifts...

  2. I just found your site. These flower dishcloths are truly beautiful. Dare anyone even use them?
    I have been on the hunt for a new pattern to make something different for the gals who work at
    my doctor's office for holiday giving. And just my luck too. Michael's Craft Store here in U.S.
    has another 30% off this weekend. I will make the Tea Towel for myself. I love you choice of color combinations. Thank you for being so talented and sharing.

    1. What a lovely idea for your pals at work Wendy, thanks for stopping by...

  3. These flowers are much too pretty for dishcloths! they would look lovely hanging on a hook in the bathroom or kitchen though!

  4. Thank you Sandra, I think they would make great table mats too...


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