Do you want to maybe make washing dishes more fun? I don’t know about you, but anything that I can crochet in bright colors puts a smile on my face. These colorful Kitchen Scrubbies will help make your kitchen a little brighter.
These are a quick and easy crochet project that you could whip up a half dozen of in no time flat.
About the Scrubby Yarn
I used Hobby Lobby’s Yarn Bee Scrub-Ology ‘Scrub it!’ yarn to make these kitchen scrubbies. It comes in many different bright and fun colors!
It’s 100% nylon and is a #5 bulky yarn. It works up quickly and is easy to work with. Thankfully, it’s not too scratchy, so it doesn’t bother my hands when I crochet with it.
I was afraid that it might be too rough, but it’s not at all.
Besides, the way it’s made being a scrubby yarn, it has this little bit of shimmer to it that really adds to the finished look of the piece.
How to Crochet the Best Kitchen Scrubber Ever?
The secret to making the best kitchen scrubber that you can is to use a stitch that created a thick piece. That is why I used a special stitch called the Thermal Single Crochet to crochet these kitchen scrubbies.
It creates a very thick piece that makes it perfect for these scrubbers and also very durable!
Special Crochet Stitch
To make these kitchen scrubbies, I used a special stitch that is twice as thick as regular single crochet. It’s called the ‘Thermal Stitch.’
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Things you will need:
- Yarn Bee ‘Scrub-Ology’ Scrub It! Yarn
- J / 6.0mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
- Each Scrubby is approx. 3.5” x 4”
Abbreviation / Stitch Key:
- ch = chain
- st = stitch (es)
- sk = skip
- sc = single crochet
- dc = double crochet
- blo = back loop only
- sp = space
- yo = yarn over
- t = turn
Special Stitch –
th sc = Thermal single crochet (insert hook into the back loop and into the front unworked loop of the stitch from the row below, yarn over and pull up a loop, you should have 2 loops on hook, yarn over pull through both loops on hook)
Row 1: ch 10, sc in 2nd st from hook and each st across (9)
Row 2: ch 1, t, BLO sc in each st across (9)
Row 3: ch 1, t, th sc (Thermal Stitch) across (9)
Repeat row 3 until you have completed 16 rows.
Cut yarn and weave in all ends.
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I hope that you have found this tutorial helpful! I love to see what everyone makes using inspiration from my blog! So, whether you make these Kitchen Scrubbies or another one of my patterns, Be sure to tag me @okiegirlblingnthings on Instagram so I can see!