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 scrubby pattern is made with cotton yarn designed with nubby texture that can really scour your pots and pans. One skein of this yarn should make half a dozen scrubbies, so you can easily craft one set for yourself and another 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, creating a lovely two-tone design. This pattern also produces two different textures to meet various kitchen scrubbing needs.
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There are so many things to love about this free crochet scrubby pattern.
- It begins with a storebought crochet scrubbie—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, a popular twist on the classic crochet granny.
- It uses basic crochet stitches so even a beginner can make it. Plus, the written pattern is accompanied by a video tutorial in case you need extra help.
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This pattern takes the same idea of upcycling an inexpensive store scrubby, but instead of making it a granny square it's turned into a flower. With this free crochet pattern, you will leave one side of the scrubby 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 scrubby pattern—it's just a circle—but color changes give the design a bit more pop. This is a small scrubby, making it a great project for using up scrap yarn. Make sure to use cotton yarn for scrubby projects since it works best in water.
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This crochet kitchen scrubby looks and feels exactly like the kitchen sponge you are accustomed to using—one side is soft and the other is designed to do the scrubbing. The difference between this homemade crochet scrubby and your average kitchen sponge is that this one is made from reusable cotton; it won't get stinky as fast as a sponge.
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Crochet scrubbies come in all shapes and sizes. This one is designed to look like a fish. Scrubbies don't have to be relegated to the kitchen; they also come in handy in the bath! Use this one wherever you wish to brighten up your cleaning jobs.
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Food might be a better design 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 "scrubby" yarn. Then you stitch them together to create a double-sided kitchen scrubber.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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The designer of this crochet project worked hard to come up with a pattern for crochet scrubbies that you can actually use. 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 the insides of bottles and glasses. But those storebought scrubbers don't last forever. When yours has lost its usefulness, instead of throwing it out consider upcycling it with crochet! Just save the handle, gather some fresh cotton worsted weight yarn and a crochet hook and you can create a replacement bottle scrubber.