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As Mother’s Day is approaching fast, I wanted to come up with a cute little gift idea for you, my lovley crafty friends! This beautiful face scrubbie pattern is working up quickly and reminds me of Spring, flowers, sunshine and the colors which I have missed a lot during winter.
These little beauties are made of 100 % cotton DK yarn and can be used and washed over and over again and they are a great alternative to regular cotton wool pads as they are eco-friendly! Amazing, isn’t it?
Disclaimer: This pattern and photographs are the property of K.A.M.E. Crochet by Krisztina Anna Matejcsok-Edomer and should be used for personal and non-commercial use. You may not alter or sell this pattern in any way. You may sell finished products, but please credit K.A.M.E. Crochet if you can. Thank you!
3.5” diameter on the widest point
- 3.5 mm (E) size Hook (Get great hooks HERE)
- approx. 14 yards/12.8 meters (5 grams) of 100% Cotton DK yarn to make 1 scrubbie (I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK different colours)
- Yarn needle for weaving in ends
Stitches used and Abbreviations:
MR = magic ring
CH = chain
ST/STS= stitch/ stitches
SLST = slip stitch
SC = single crochet
HDC = half double crochet
DC = double crochet
BPSC = back post single crochet
Puff ST = puff stitch
*-* =repeat pattern between these symbols
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.
Back Post Single Crochet:
Insert your hook from the back, from right to left, around the post of given stitch, yarn over and finish your single crochet as usual.
- 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
- The pattern is written as you would use 1 color, however, you can use as many colors as you want
No gauge needed
To Start: MR
Round 1: 6 Puff ST into MR
(6 Puff ST)
Round 2: CH 1, *2 HDC in first loop of Puff ST, 2 HDC in second loop of Puff ST*, repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to first HDC
Round 3: CH 1, 1 SC in same ST, SK 1 ST, 7 DC in next ST, SK 1 ST, *1 SC in next ST, SK 1 ST, 7 DC in next ST, SK 1 ST* repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to first SC
(6 Shells, 6 SC)
Round 4: CH 1, 1 SC in same ST, 1 BPSC in next 7 STS, *1 SC in next ST, 1 BPSC in next 7 STS*, repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to first SC
(42 BPSC, 6 SC)
Round 5: SLST to 4th DC of shell, CH 1, 1 SC in same ST, SK 3 STS, 7 DC in next ST(that’s the SC from previous round), SK 3 STS, *1 SC in next ST, SK 3 STS, SK 3 STS, 7 DC in next ST(that’s the SC from previous round), SK 3 STS*, repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to first SC
(6 Shells, 6 SC)
Round 6: CH 1, 1 SC in same ST, 1 BPSC in next 7 STS, *1 SC in next ST, 1 BPSC in next 7 STS*, repeat *to* around, join with a SLST to first SC
(42 BPSC, 6 SC)
Note: if you want to hang it to dry, after you joined to the first SC, CH 12 and SLST back to the same ST
Fasten off, weave in all ends.
Thank you for choosing this pattern for your project! When you make it, I’d like to see it! Remember to tag me – @k.a.m.e_crochet or using hashtag #kamecrochet on Instagram
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