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How to Crochet a Reusable Washcloth Set
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How to Crochet a Reusable Washcloth Set

Difficulty Beginner
Budget < £10
Time 1 hr +

Reusable washcloths are a great alternative to wipes or cotton pads, and by crocheting your own, you can help reduce waste and even save yourself some money by ditching single-use products.

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Cream (yarn A) 

Yellow (yarn B) 

Sage (yarn C) 

Blue (yarn D)

Abbreviations

 

Abbreviations

Ch- chain

Dc – double crochet

Htr – half double treble

Ss – slip stitch

Beg – beginning

St- stitch

 

MB- make bobble- (yrh, insert hook in st, yrh and pull up loop, yrh and pull through 2 loops) repeat 5 times in total until 6 loops are on the hook, yrh and pull through all loops. Pull secure and continue to work next st as normal.

Makeup Removers 

Using yarn A and 4mm hook

Round 1: 6dc into magic loop.

Round 2: 2dc into each st. (12sts)

Round 3: (2dc into next st, 1dc) repeat to end.  (18sts)

Round 4: 1ch, (2htr in next st, 2htr) repeat to end, ss to beg of round.  (24 sts)

Round 5: 1ch, (2htr in next st, 3htr) repeat to end, ss to beg of round. (30sts)

Round 6: 1ch, (2htr in next st, 4htr) repeat to end, ss to beg of round. (36sts)

Change to contrast yarn

Round 7: 1ch, 1 crab st in each st, ss to beg of round.

Fasten off.

Sew in all ends.

Wash Cloth 

Using yarn A and 4mm hook ch 33

Row 1: 1htr into 2nd ch from hook, 1htr into each ch, turn. (32sts)

Row 2: 1ch, 1htr into each st, turn.

Change to yarn C.

Row 3-4: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Row 5: 1ch, 2dc, (mb, 3dc) repeat until 2 sts remain, mb, 1dc, turn.

Row 6: 1ch, 1dc into each st, turn.

Change to yarn A

Row 7: 1ch, 1htr into each st, turn.

Repeat last row until work measures approx. 20cm.

Fasten off.

Using yarn C and RS facing, rejoin yarn to any st.

Work 1 crab stitch into each st and 2 crab stitch into each corner, ss to beg of round.

Fasten off.

Sew in all ends.

 

Soap Saver 

Using yarn A ch11

Round 1: 2dc into 2nd ch from hook, 8dc, 3dc into last st, turn work to now work into the bottom of the chain, 9dc along the bottom of ch ending in the bottom of the 1st st. (22sts)

Round 2: 1dc, 2dc into next st, 8dc, 2dc into next st, 1dc, 2dc into next st, 8dc, 2dc into next st,  (26sts)

Round 3-6: 1ch, 1dc into each st, ss to beg of round.

Round 7: 1ch (does not count as st), (1htr, miss 1 st, 1ch), repeat to end, ss to beg of round.

Round 8: 1ch, 1dc into each st, ss to beg of round.

Repeat rounds 7- 8 until work measures length of soap that you wish to use.

Change to yarn D

Next round: 1ch, 1dc into each st, ss to beg of round.

Work last round 3 times in total.

Next round: 1ch, (1dc, miss 1 st, 1ch) repeat to end, ss to beg of round.

Next round: 1ch, 1dc into each st, ss to beg of round.

Next round: 1ch, 1 crab stitch into each st, ss to beg of round.

Fasten off.

Sew in all ends.

 

Making up

Create a chain the desired length to thread through the top of the soap saver and secure around the tap.

Reusable washcloth set

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