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Have you ever thought of going a bit greener? Using less plastic, producing less waste? This is the time to change! Use these instead of the cotton wool you are currently using. They’re completely reusable, made of 100% cotton. You can wash them in the washing machine too when they get dirty. 🙂
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UPDATE: If you are more visual, my friend, Karen, made a video tutorial to help you all! You can find the video HERE.
This pattern has 2 sizes, depending on the yarn you choose. The bigger one, using 100 % cotton DK yarn is approx. 3.5” diameter on the widest point. The smaller one, using 100% cotton 4 ply yarn is approx. 2.75” diameter on the widest point.
- 4 mm (G) size Hook if you are making it with 100% cotton DK yarn in bigger size
- 3 mm (5/0) size Hook if you are making it with 100% cotton 4ply yarn in smaller size
- approx. 8-9 yards (5 grams) 100% Cotton DK yarn to make 1 scrubbie (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK different colours)
- approx. 12 yards (3 grams) 100% Cotton 4 ply yarn to make 1 scrubbie
- Yarn needle for weaving in ends
Stitches used and Abbreviations:
MR = magic ring
CH = chain
ST/STS= stitch/ stitches
SLST = slip stitch
HDC = half double crochet
DC = double crochet
FPHDC=front post half double crochet
FPDC = front post double crochet
Puff ST = puff stitch
Picot ST= picot stitch
*-* =repeat pattern between these symbols
Front post half double crochet:
Yarn over, insert your hook from the front around the post of given stitch, from right to left, yarn over and finish your half double crochet as usual.
Front post double crochet:
Yarn over, insert your hook from the front around the post of given stitch, from right to left, yarn over and finish your double crochet as usual.
Yarn over hook, insert hook in indicated stitch/space, pull up a long loop through that stitch/space (3 loops on hook) Yarn over hook again and insert hook into the same stitch/space, pull up a loop (same height as the previous one) 3 more times. You should have 9 loops on your hook. Yarn over and pull through all 9 loops on your hook, chain 1 to close the puff stitch.
CH 3 and then SLST back into the first chain of CH 3
- US terms used throughout
- Each round starts with a Chain 1 which is not counted as a stitch.
- When you make a puff stitch, it creates 2 loops on its top. I will refer to these loops as first loop and second loop. The first loop is always the one on the right and the second one is on the left
No gauge needed
To Start: MR
Round 1: CH 1, 8 Puff ST into the MR, join with a SLST to first loop of first Puff ST
or If you can’t do the magic ring just
CH 4, SLST into the first CH to form a ring, CH 1, 8 Puff ST into the ring, join with a SLST to first loop of first Puff ST
(8 Puff ST)
Round 2: SLST to the second loop of Puff ST then SLST into the SP between the 2 Puff stitches, CH 1, *2 Puff ST into the SP between the 2 Puff stitches, 1 FPDC around the next Puff ST* repeat *to* to end, join with a SLST to first loop of first Puff ST
(16 Puff ST, 8 FPDC)
Round 3: CH 1, 1 FPHDC around Puff ST, 1 HDC into the SP between the 2 Puff stitches, 1 FPHDC around next Puff ST, 1 FPHDC around FPDC from previous round, *1 FPHDC around next Puff ST, 1 HDC into the SP between the 2 Puff stitches, 1 FPHDC around next Puff ST, 1 FPHDC around FPDC from previous round* repeat *to* to end, join with a SLST to first FPHDC
(24 FPHDC, 8 HDC)
Round 4: CH 1, 1 FPHDC around the same ST, 1 HDC, Picot ST, 1 HDC into next HDC, 1 FPHDC around next 2 STS,*1 FPHDC around next ST, 1 HDC, Picot ST, 1 HDC into next HDC, 1 FPHDC around next 2 STS* repeat *to* to end, join with a SLST to first FPHDC
(24 FPHDC, 8 Picot ST, 16 HDC)
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
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