I made some washclothes for gifts. I used free Ravelry patterns. They all came out cute, except Santa. He's too big (more of a towel size) and the details on his face are hard to see.
The lighthouse cloth http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lighthouse-cloth
The Santa cloth http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/thesanta-cloth
The Skull cloth (for my teenage daughter)http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/skully-dishcloth