Watermelon Slice Scrubby

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by Nancy Anderson, Red Heart Design Team

Watermelon Slice Scrubby

Crochet a fresh and fruity scrubby to help you get the dishes squeaky clean. Create the sweet design using just a few balls of Red Heart Scrubby Sparkle yarn.

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GAUGE:

Gauge is not critical for this project.


FINISHED MEASUREMENTS:

6½" in diameter.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours

Project Instructions

  • 1

    Special Technique

    Join with sc = Place a slip knot on hook, insert hook in indicated stitch, yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through both loops on hook.


    SCRUBBY

    With A, ch 2.

    Round 1 (right side): Work 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with slip st in first sc—6 sc.

    Round 2: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join with slip st in first sc—12 sc.

    Round 3: Ch 1, sc in first st, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next st, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—18 sc.

    Round 4: Ch 1, sc in first 2 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 2 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—24 sc.

    Round 5: Ch 1, sc in first 3 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 3 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—30 sc.

    Round 6: Ch 1, sc in first 4 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 4 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—36 sc.

    Round 7: Ch 1, sc in first 5 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 5 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—42 sc.

    Round 8: Ch 1, sc in first 6 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 6 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—48 sc.

    Round 9: Ch 1, sc in first 7 sts, 2 sc in next st, *sc in next 7 sts, 2 sc in next st; repeat from * around; join with slip st in first sc—54 sc. Fasten off.

    Round 10: With right side facing, join B with sc in any st, sc in next 3 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 8 sts; repeat from * around to last 4 sts, sc in last 4 sts; join with slip st in first sc—60 sc.

    Round 11:Ch 1, sc in first 5 sts, *2 sc in next st, sc in next 9 sts; repeat from * around to last 4 sts, sc in last 4 sts; join with slip st in first sc—66 sc. Fasten off.

  • 2

    FINISHING

    With C, embroider 2 straight stitches over any sc in Round 6, taking care to completely cover sc. On wrong side of piece, weave yarn through next 5 sts of same round and embroider 2 straight stitches over next sc. Repeat 4 times. Fasten off.

    Weave in ends.

    Optional: apply a few drops of fabric sealant to ends of tails of seeds to prevent unraveling.


    ABBREVIATIONS

    A, B, C = Color A, Color B, Color C, etc.; ch = chain(s); sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:few hours

Project Supplies

  • • 1 Ball Red Heart Scrubby Sparkle: Strawberry (A); Avocado (B); Licorice (C)
  • • 5.5mm Crochet Hook; Yarn Needle; Stitch Marker