These tough scrubber pumpkins are great for dishes, baths, coasters, even appliques. Easy enough for beginners with basic crochet skills. A great texture that is fun to create. Leave the stem off for an everyday cloth too. Can be made with almost any yarn and hook. Materials & Details Yarn: small amounts of orange and green cotton yarn. Crochet Hoosk: H (5mm), I (5.5mm) Miscellaneous: Yarn needle for weaving in ends Measurements: Small – 5.75″ across x 5″ tall; Large – 6.75″ across x 7″ tall
I love being able to make things for specific needs. Recently I decided a hanging towel would work perfectly in our trailer bathroom. The only problem is there is a hook and not a bar to wrap a tabbed cloth around. I finished the top off with a D ring instead and it is just right. Of course I needed some cloths to match. Materials and Details Red Heart Scrubby Smoothie Cotton Yarn: 100-120 yds OR Red Heart Scrubby Cotton Yarn: 90-110 yds Crochet Hooks: H, I Miscellaneous: Yarn needle for weaving in ends Hanging Towel Only: Large D-ring (bottom width 1 ⅜” – 1 ½”) or 3/4” button, sewing needle, thread Finished Measurements: Smoothie Cotton Large Cloth: 11” x 11” Scrubby Cotton Small Cloth: 7.5” x 7.5” Hanging Towel: 12” wide x 12” tall (not including ring)
The mud cloth crochet pattern is inspired by a bold tribal-inspired design. Although it looks intricate, the designer says that these coasters are simple enough for beginner crocheters.
Hanging dishcloths are handy to have around and make a great gift. I was playing around with different ideas and wanted something unique. I like how this flips through itself, not needing a button. Materials and Details Yarn: Red Heart creme de la creme worsted weight 100% cotton yarn – one skein solid and one skein variegated Your favorite cotton yarn could be used instead. Crochet Hook: I Miscellaneous: yarn needle to weave in ends Gauge: not necessary for this project
Spring is a great time to bring sunshine into our homes and what a better way than through colorful crochet towels. There is also a video that goes along with these and several matching items so you can make a set. Materials Yarn: Red Heart Scrubby Smoothie Cotton Yarn Chick Sample colors: Brite Orange (20 yds), Sunshine Ombre (153 yds), Lemony (40yds); Bunny Sample Colors: Brite Pink (20 yds), Popsicle Brights (153 yds), White (40 yds) Crochet Hooks: G, H, I Miscellaneous: Yarn needle for weaving in ends, one ¾” button Optional: 2 small black buttons for eyes, sewing needle and thread, embroidery floss or crochet cotton for smile
If you’ve already made swirl and roller coasters, why not put in a little additional effort and crochet a holder? Simply, wow, this set of coasters and a holding basket is out of this world, and definitely giftable.
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