Three Bluebirds / /. Brand New. Replace paper towels and sponges. One Swedish dishcloth replaces 17 rolls of paper towels and absorbs 20x its weight. It air dries fast, so it doesn't breed bacteria or smell like a sponge. It's perfect for household chores, from cleaning up spills to polishing. You can use it with just water, soap or cleaners for streak-free counter tops, granite, stainless steel and glass. You can wash your Swedish dishcloth more than 200 times in the washing machine or top rack of the dishwasher. You can also boil it. Your Swedish dishcloth will last 9-12 months and it's biodegradable. You can even compost it!