Condo Blues: 12 Knit and Crochet Dishcloth, Washcloth, and Scrubby Patterns




Wednesday, January 15, 2020

12 Knit and Crochet Dishcloth, Washcloth, and Scrubby Patterns

I’m  attempting to phase out disposable kitchen sponges and scrubbers because you’re supposed to throw them out after a week or so and most hacks to clean them actually cause more bacteria to grow on them – ew!

That adds up to a lot of kitchen sponges in the trash *sad face*

When I had wash dishes I’m trying to with reusables over disposables. I’m currently washing dishes with reusable  Skoy cloths (learn how you can wash them in the dishwasher here)  and reusable Paperless kitchen pot scrubbers you can also wash in the dishwasher (learn more here.) We also use this cast iron chainmail cast iron scrubber to clean sticky stuff from our cast iron pans. (Disclosure: I am including some affiliate links in this post for your convenience.)

And most recently a I’m washing up with a set of handmade dish wash clothes my mother in law made and gave me for Christmas. The cotton dishcloths are quickly becoming my favorite (if there is such a thing about having a favorite pot scrubber. Oh, the joys of adulthood!) because I can easily pop them in the washing machine a couple of uses and pull out a clean one lickety split.




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Her thoughtful gift has me toying with picking up crochet again (something I haven’t done since I was a kid) or maybe actually finishing a project on that knitting loom (a knitting loom looks like this) I bought and gave up on. Which in that case, making dish cloths, wash cloth, and pot scrubber are the perfect project to practice knit and crochet patterns!


8 Dish cloth and Pot Scrubber Crochet Patterns


If you’re like me and need to brush up on your crochet skills before you tackle these projects, I suggest this Crochet: Basics & Beyond class!



Crochet Crunchy Stitch Dishcloth from The Birch Cottage




Textured Crochet Dishcloth Pattern from Petals to Picots





Little Bubbles Dishcloth from The Stitching Mommy





DIY Dish Scrubbies to Knit or Crochet from Life So Savory





How to Make Crochet Pot Scrubbers from Produce Bags from Make & Do Crew – I love this creative reuse idea!



Crocheted Hemp Scrubbies from Persial Lou – A plastic free dish scrubbie!



Free Pot Scrubby Crochet Pattern! from Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom




4 Dish cloth and Pot Scrubber Knitting Patterns

This easy beginner Startup Library: Knitting class is just what you need to know before attempting these knitted dishrag projects!


Easy Knit Dishcloth / Washcloth from Instructables



Seed Stitch Dishcloths from Just Be Crafty



Dishcloth Knitting Pattern : SPRIGHTLY from Brome Fields



Round Knit Scrubby Pattern from Make Your Own Zone




If you’d rather buy than DIY, check out the following reusable dish cloth and scrubber ideas – and more! – below!

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1 comment :

Food For the Soul said...

This is so cool. Thanks for the share on Fiesta Friday!

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