Crochet scrubbies are the perfect addition to any kitchen. They are more durable and more stylish than most store-bought sponges and cloths. Plus, you can use leftover yarn to make them at a much more affordable price. Use crochet scrubbies in your own kitchen to scour pots, pans, and dishes. Make extras and gift them to others! The ten free crochet patterns here vary in size, shape, color, and even texture, giving you a lot to choose from.
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This easy four-round crochet scrubbie pattern is made with a specific type of cotton yarn designed with nubby texture to really scour your pots and pans. One skein of this yarn should make half a dozen scrubbies, so you can easily craft a set for yourself and another set to gift to a friend.
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This free crochet pattern uses the same special yarn as the Simple Scrubby shown above. However, it is combined with a smooth cotton yarn. This not only creates a lovely two-tone design; it also means that you have different textures to meet different kitchen scrubbing needs.
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There are so many things to love about this free crochet scrubbie pattern.
- It starts out with a storebought crochet scrubbie. This is a great way to upcycle something you might already have at home.
- It uses a design that features a circle inside of a granny square, which is a very popular twist on the classic crochet granny.
- It uses basic crochet stitches so even a beginner can make this. Additionally, the written pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial just in case you need extra help.
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Take the same idea of upcycling an inexpensive store scrubbie but instead of making it a granny square turn it into a flower. With this free crochet pattern, you will leave one side of the scrubbie exposed while covering the other one with crochet. This gives you a smooth side and a "scrubber" side for maximum function.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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This is a really simple crochet scrubbie pattern. It's just a circle. However, color changes give a bit more pop to the design. This is a small scrubbie, which means that it's a great project for using up scrap yarn. Make sure to use cotton yarn for scrubbie projects since it works the best in water.
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This crochet kitchen scrubbie is designed to look and feel exactly like the kitchen sponge that you are used to using. Like many kitchen sponges, it has one side that's soft and another that's designed to do the scrubbing.
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Crochet scrubbies come in all shapes and sizes. This one is designed to look like a fish. Scrubbies aren't just used in the kitchen; they also do double duty in the bath! Use this one wherever you please for a little bit of fun humor during your chores.
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Food might be a better inspiration than fish for a crochet scrubbie that you're going to use in the kitchen. This one is a pear. With this pattern, you make two pears - one in a soft yarn and one in a "scrubbie" yarn. Then you stitch them together to create a double-sided kitchen scrubber.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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This project's crochet designer worked long and hard to come up with a design for crochet scrubbies to actually use. This is the result of all of that hard work. Here are five reasons to love the final design:
- The scrubbies are flat so they can work to clean anything.
- A round shape means that there are no corners to curl up.
- Although they soften with time, they stay stiff enough to really scrub away grime.
- The optional-hanging loop is perfect for hanging these scrubbies to dry.
- The slip stitch edging increases the durability of the project.
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Many people have special scrubbies that they use to clean inside of bottles and glasses. What do you do when that storebought scrubber isn't good anymore? Instead of throwing it out, why not upcycle it with crochet?!