Heavy Duty Scrubby

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad

In this tutorial you will learn how to make yarn out of nylon netting. This yarn can be used to create a heavy duty double-sided scrubby. It also does not scratch and can be sanitized in the dishwasher.

 
 

SUPPLIES
Size I 5.5mm hook - or size needed to obtain gauge
Large eye tapestry needle (16)
5 yards of nylon netting (any color) -This will make 3 large or 5 small scrubbies
Rotary cutter or scissors

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad

NOTES
Worked in the round
Sl st at the end of each round to join
Any nylon netting will work, but the firm will have more of a scrubbing affect

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad

FINISHED SIZE
Large: 4.5"
Small: 3"

GAUGE
Gauge is not important for this project

 
Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad
 
Figure A

Figure A

MAKING NYLON YARN

Fold fabric over multiple times and lay flat. Cut into strips as shown in Fig. A

Figure B

Figure B

Tie strips together to create a continuous yarn -Fig. B

Figure C

Figure C

Wind yarn in a ball -Fig. C

Figure D

Figure D


While working bring all of the knots to the back of your work -Fig. D

Large

Large

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad
 
Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad
 

LARGE

Create a mr

Rd 1: ch3, dc12 into mr, sl st to join (13 dc)

Rd 2: ch3, *2dc inc* rep 12x, sl st to join (25 dc)

Rd 3: ch3, *dc1, 2dc inc* rep 12x, sl st to join (37 dc)

Rd 4: ch1, sc36 in the blo, sl st to join (36 sc)

From this point on you will be working in the blo and rds will not be joined

Rd 5: ch1, *sc2, sc2tog* rep 9x, do not join

Rd 6: *sc1, sc2tog* rep 9x

Rd 7: *sc1, sc2tog* rep 6x

Rd 8: *sc2tog* rep 4x

Figure E

Figure E

Figure F

Figure F

Fasten off leaving a long tail

Sew closed and use excess to secure top and bottom together. Weave in and out of scrubby until it is firm -Fig. E

Trim excess yarn -Fig. F


Small

Small

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad

MEDIUM

Create a mr

Rd 1: ch3, dc12 into mr, sl st to join (13 dc)

Rd 2: ch3, *2dc inc* rep 12x, sl st to join (25 dc)

Rd 3: ch1, sc24 in the blo, sl st to join (24 sc)

From this point on you will be working in the blo and rds will not be joined

Rd 4: ch1, *sc2, sc2tog* rep 6x, no not join

Rd 5: *sc1, sc2tog* rep 6x

Rd 6: *sc2tog* rep 5x

Figure E

Figure E

Figure F

Figure F

Fasten off leaving a long tail

Sew closed and use excess to secure top and bottom together. Weave in and out of scrubby until it is firm -Fig. E

Trim excess yarn -Fig. F

Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad
 
 
Heavy Duty Scrubby -  Crochet Pattern - The Roving Nomad

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