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Simple Rectangle Scrubby

Simple Rectangle Scrubby
Simple Rectangle Scrubby
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If you have less than an hour to spare and the itch to knit, search no more. This Simple Rectangle Scrubby is not only a quick and easy dishcloth pattern, but it's probably the most useful thing you'll knit all year. The yarn in this simple dishcloth pattern is perfect for scrubbing away dirt, grime, and leftover food from your dishware, and it comes in pretty much any color, so you never have to worry about whether or not it will match your kitchen. Try knitting this easy dishcloth pattern a few times for a full set of scrubbies!

Beginner

Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge18 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 24 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Garter Stitch (knit every row). Gauge is not critical for this pattern.

Finished Size6"[15 cm] long x 3 1/2" [9 cm] wide.

Materials List

  • RED HEART® Scrubby Cotton™: 1 ball each 7683 Denim (A), 7958 Nautical Print (B), 7275 Coral (C).
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 4.0 mm [US 6]
  • Yarn Needle

Scrubbies

Make 1 in each color, A, B, C.

Denim Scrubby

With A, cast on 28 sts.

Work in Garter Stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 3 1/2" [9 cm] from cast on edge.

Last Row: Bind off all stitches loosely.

Nautical Print Scrubby

With B, cast on 28 sts.

Work in Garter Stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 3 1/2" [9 cm] from cast on edge.

Last Row: Bind off all stitches loosely.

Coral Scrubby

With C, cast on 28 sts.

Work in Garter Stitch (knit every row) until piece measures 3 1/2" [9 cm] from cast on edge.

Last Row: Bind off all stitches loosely.

Finishing

With Yarn Needle, weave in all ends.

Abbreviations

A
Denim
B
Nautical Print
C
Coral
cm
centimeters
K
knit
mm
millimeters
St(s)
stitch(es)
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