For a really nice dishcloth that you will use until it just wears out, I have to tell you to learn to knit or crochet or weave so that you can make your own. Use cotton, linen or hemp yarn. I knit and crochet and have made both types and they are lasting quite well. I have thrown my first crocheted one away because I just wore the thing out. Someone else mentioned rinsing your dishcloth out well and then putting it in the microwave for 3 minutes; this should work pretty well in-between washings and just let it air-dry overnight. Hope this helps. Richard in Charlotte, North Carolina.