Knitting Patterns for flower and other garden inspired blocks for dish and wash cloths or other knitting projects. Most patterns are free. Updated 8/27/2022
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Summer Leaves Cloths
Three dish cloth or afghan block designs featuring leaf motifs. 1 skein of Worsted makes 3 cloths. Designed by Universal Yarn Design Team.
Flower Dish Cloths or Squares
Flower wash cloths or afghan blocks in knit and purl stitches with Tulip, Rose, and Daisy designs. Designed by Daisy and Storm. Web versions are free. PDFs available for purchase
- Get the free Tulip or Daisy knitting patterns
- Get the free Rose knitting pattern
- Get the pdfs on Etsy
Bias knit block with bobble and lace flower. Designed by Steffi Storch. Sport weight yarn. Available in English and Italian.
- Get the free knitting pattern. On the Ravelry page there is a chart and basic instructions in English.
- See the Italian language web page, also with chart, on Internet archive
Carrot Field Potholder
Cloth knit with a simple texture to resemble a garden plot with carrot tops knit separately and sewn on. Designed by Twins Knitting. Pictured projects by the designer and mimouna.
Water Lily Dish Cloth
Flower shaped cloth, coaster, or potholder shaped with short rows. Designed by Sybil R. Pictured projects by shilao, the designer, and boatknit.
Leaf 4 You Dishcloth
Each cloth is made of 4 leaf motifs. Great way to practice leaf lace or knitting from a chart. Designed by LuAnn Helt. Worsted weight yarn.
This block features a watering can and growing plants in knit and purl stitches. Designed by Kelly Montag. Worsted weight yarn.
Spring Tulip Dishcloth
Flower knit in eyelets with eyelet border for dish or wash cloth, afghan block, or other projects. Approx. 8-1/2 ins [21.5 cm] square. Designed by Lily / Sugar'n Cream. Pictured projects by designer and lunapath.
Springing Up Flowers Wash or Dish Cloth
Easy block with a growing garden worked in knit and purl stitches. Written instructions or chart. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Kris Knits.
More Free Patterns
Margaret Tulip Dishcloth Block
Beautifully detailed lace tulip design surrounded by seed stitch borders. Chart and written instructions. Adapted for dish cloth or afghan square from Barbara Walker Stitch dictionary pattern. Designed by Margaret MacInnis. Pictured projects by mimouna and Patty7737.
Flower shaped cloth with each petal is knit separately in garter stitch, with the remaining stitches held on the needles so there’s no seaming. I-cord stem loop. Designed by Allyson Dykhuizen. Pictured project by SusanC0425. DK weight yarn.
Big Blossom Scrubby
This easy rose-shaped wash cloth is pretty and functional. If you use the recommended Red Heart Cotton Scrubby yarn, the scrubby will get softer when wet but still hold a texture that’s great for bathing. Designed by Carolyn Calderon for Red Heart.
Mosaic Vine Kitchen Cloths
These colorful cloths are worked in easy slip stitch colorwork. The design looks like it could be blossoms or berries on vines. The edge is crocheted but you could use a knit edge instead, lace or other stitch pattern. Designed by Koharu biyori. Available in English and Japanese.
Kerin Dimeler- Laurence designed this cloth that is knit in the round from the center out and then the lace edge is knit on.
Susan Mrenna created this lacy shaped cloth. Pictured project by doulaknitter
- Get the free knitting pattern - web version
- Buy the pdf on the Ravelry page
- Get the recommended yarn on Etsy
Sunbonnet Sue and Sam Cloths or Blocks
These Little Garden Girl and Little Garden Boy patterns are inspired by traditional sunbonnet quilt blocks. Designed by Rachel van Schie of Knits by Rachel. Rated easy by Ravelrers.
Cute functional fruit shaped cloths.
Mini Almost Lost Washcloths
This is a knitting pattern for small flower shaped wash cloths by Simply Notable that are great for removing makeup. There is also a link to larger versions. Great for leftover cotton yarn and stocking stuffers!
Patterns for Purchase
Flower-shaped potholder, hotpad or coaster knit in 3 colors and shaped with short rows. Designed by Sybil Ra. Aran weight yarn.
Circular potholder with a flower motif in 3 colors. It starts with a provisional CO, is knitted in short row wedges and finished with grafting in garter stitch. Designed by Sybil Ra. Sizes: The ones in DK weight measured 20 cm in diameter, the ones in Aran weight 24 cm.
15 Knitting Patterns to use for wash cloths, dish cloths, afghan blocks, or other projects including flower motifs and other designs. Designed by Evelyn Clark.
Sunflower and Bouquet Cloths
Easy flower motifs for cloths, afghan blocks, or other knitting projects. Finished Size: 8 1/2" by 8 1/2". Designed by Jewell's Handmades. You may sell finished knitted item from these patterns.
- Get the SUNFLOWER cloth knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get the BOUQUET cloth knitting pattern on Etsy
- Get both in a set on Etsy
Garden Dishcloths to Knit
12 Knitting Patterns to use for wash cloths, dish cloths, afghan blocks, or other projects: Frog, Hummingbird & Trumpet Vine, Bee Skep, Sunflower, Rose, Topiary with Heart, Butterfly, Michigan Cherries, Ladybug, Tulip, Cardinal, and Birdhouse. Designed by Melissa Bergland Burnham.
Rose or Blossom Cloth
Easy flower motifs for cloths, afghan blocks, or other knitting projects. Finished Size: 8”W X 9.25"H. Designed by ezcareknits. You may sell any finished knitted item from this pattern.
Make In A Weekend Potholders and Dishcloths
10 designs by Rita Weiss