Fresh Peppermint Scrubby
Bring in some holiday spirit to your kitchen or bath with the Fresh Peppermint Scrubby. It reminds us of those classic mints that are so refreshing. This crochet pattern is easy and festive. Don't worry about dirty gross sponges with this washable and fast drying scrubby. You can make them as a great hostess gift or even as a stocking stuffer for anyone! After all, you'll need something to help you clean up after a fun-filled holiday dinner, especially if you have a large family gathering.
Crochet HookG/6 or 4 mm hook
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
Crochet GaugeGauge is not critical for this project.
Finished Size8 inch diameter
- RED HEART® Scrubby™: 1 ball each 905 Cherry A and 10 Coconut B
- Susan Bates® Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6]
- Yarn needle
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- Scrubby is worked in joined rounds, with same side facing at all times. Do not turn at the end of rounds.
- To change color, work last stitch of old color to last yarn over. Yarn over with new color and draw through all loops on hook to complete the stitch. Proceed with new color. Cut old color.
With A, ch 4; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1: With A, ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), work 11 more dc in ring changing to B in last dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—12 dc.
Round 2: With B, ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in each of remaining 11 sts changing to A in last dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—24 dc.
Round 3: With A, ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] 11 times changing to B in last dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—36 dc.
Round 4: With B, ch 3, dc in same st as joining, 2 dc in next st, dc in next st, [2 dc in next 2 sts, dc in next st] 11 times changing to A in last dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—60 dc.
Round 5: With A, ch 3, 2 dc in next st, [dc in next st, 2 dc in next st] 29 times changing to B in last dc; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3—90 dc.
Round 6: With B, ch 3, dc in each st around changing to A in last st; join with slip st in 3rd ch of beginning ch-3.
Round 7: With A, ch 1, sc in same st as joining, skip next st, [2 sc in next st, skip next st] 44 times; join with slip st in first sc.
Hanging Loop: With A, ch 12, slip st in same st as joining; leave remaining sts unworked. Fasten off.
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Weave in ends.
- A and B = Color A and Color B
- ch = chain
- dc = double crochet
- sc = single crochet
- st(s) = stitch(es)
- [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified.
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