When learning how to crochet, I started with dish clothes in order to practice keeping my edges straight. Geez, that was hard. I still love them to practice new stitches. I’ve always loved the bobble stitch and wanted something a little bit more for my boring old rags. This dishcloth uses the bobble stitch for added texture to really help scrub those dishes clean. They will also work great for countertops!
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Super Scrubby Dish Cloth
Skill Level: Easy
1 skein Sugar N’ Cream (choose from any option: Solid, Ombre, Stripe)
US H/5 mm crochet hook
Size: 5” x 7”
Note: Crochet tightly in order to make your bobbles pop.
Stitches and abbreviations used in this pattern:
• Ch = Chain: insert hook, yarn over, pull through loop on hook
• Sc = Single Crochet: insert hook into stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops on hook
• Bobble = Yarn over, insert through stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through 2 loops (leaving 2 loops on the hook). In the same stitch, yarn over, insert through stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through two loops (leaving 3 loops on the hook). In the same stitch, yarn over, insert through stitch, yarn over and pull through stitch, yarn over and pull through two loops (leaving 4 loops on the hook). Yarn over, pull through all four loops on hook.
Written Pattern (English/US terms):
To start: Ch 24
Row 2: In 2nd chain from hook, Sc across. Ch 1, turn.
Row 3: Sc in first stitch, bobble in next, Sc. *bobble, Sc, repeat across from *. Ch 1, turn.
Note: All the bobbles will be on the same side of the work.
Row 4: Sc across
Rows 5-16: Repeat rows 3 & 4, 7 times (should be 7 bobble rows)
Sc around the border of the 3 other sides, then fasten off. Weave in the ends.
A PDF Download is available here for $1 with additional instructions on a variation, pictures and suggestions for tags when selling. Print out and keep with you!