What is the best crochet stitch for a dishcloth?
That includes basic stitches such as single crochet, half, double crochet, and double crochet. Some of my personal favorite stitches for dishcloths are the waffle stitch (see project #1, below) as well as highly textured stitches (see project #8 and 10, below).
Are dish rags better than sponges?
Your dish rags are really no better than your sponges. And like sponges, using a dirty dish rag to clean a kitchen countertop will only spread germs. Your best bet is to replace rags about once a week. “Allow them to dry out between uses because most bacteria thrive only in moistness,” Schachter says.
How many stitches do you need for a washcloth?
General Washcloth Formula
Cast on. I cast on anywhere from 32-40 stitches, the actual number depending upon the stitch pattern plus 6 or 8 more stitches to give the washcloth a boarder of three or four stitches on each side. Start knitting.