The Froggy Scrubby is the ideal knit dishcloth pattern. This knit washcloth is perfect for kids' bath time or you can keep it at the kitchen sink to make dish washing easier and more fun. Simply throw this knitting pattern in the washing machine to keep it fresh. The silly expression of the frog will put a smile on your face every time you look at this easy knit dishcloth. Plus, the vibrant green color of the Red Heart Scrubby yarn is bold and beautiful. Any hostess will happily accept this dishcloth as a gift. After all, you can never have too many dishcloths. It's time to make the dull task of washing dishes more fun and this adorable frog certainly does the trick!
Knitting Needle Size5 or 3.75 mm
Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)
GaugeGauge is not critical for this project.
Finished SizeScrubby measures 6½” [16.5 cm] x 6½” [16.5 cm]
- RED HEART® Scrubby™: 1 ball of 620 Lime A, 709 Bubblegum B, and 10 Coconut C
- Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 3.75mm [US 5]
- Small amount of black yarn, yarn needle
With A, cast on 35 sts.
Row 1: [K2, p2] to last 3 sts, k2, p1.
Repeat Row 1 until piece measures 6½” [16.5 cm] from beginning.
Bind off in pattern.
EYE (make 2)
With C, cast on 6 sts.
Row 1: Kfb in each st across – 12 sts.
Row 2: Knit.
Row 3: [K1, kfb] across – 18 sts.
Row 4: Change to A, knit.
Row 5: [K2, kfb] across – 24 sts.
Sew side edges closed to make a circle.
With A, cast on 16 sts.
Fold in half, lining up ends. Sew ends in center of top of Face.
With B, cast on 3 sts.
Rows 1-3: Knit.
Row 4: K3tog.
Fasten off, leaving long end.
With Black, embroider pupil in each Eye in satin stitch.
Sew Eye on either side of Face.
Using Black, embroider mouth in straight stitch. Sew Tongue in corner of mouth.
Weave in ends.
- A, B, C
- Color A, B, C
- knit 3 sts together
- work directions in brackets the number of times specified
- knit 1 front and back (increase) Knit next st, then knit it through back loop
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