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Spooky Stripes Scrubby

Spooky Stripes Scrubby
Spooky Stripes Scrubby
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The Spooky Stripes Scrubby is an easy free knitting pattern that will certainly get you in the Halloween spirit. Wavy stripes in eerie hues make this the perfect knit dishcloth for the season. It knits up quickly and makes scrubbing up after the party a bit easier. No one can have too many dishcloths and this festive one will do just the trick. If you're attending a Halloween party, this free knitting pattern also makes a creative and practical hostess gift. You don't need to devote a lot of time or energy to this pattern. Before you know it, you will have a ghoulishly good knit scrubby you can use all year long.


Knitting Needle Size7 or 4.5 mm

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

Gauge17 sts = 4" [10 cm]; 22 rows = 4" [10 cm] in Chevron Stitch Pattern. Gauge is not critical for this pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size needle to obtain the gauge.

Finished Size7½" x 7½" [19 cm x 19 cm]

Materials List

  • RED HEART® Scrubby™: 1 skein each 12 Black A, 620 Lime B, 561 Grape C
  • Susan Bates® Knitting Needles: 4.5 mm [US 7]
  • Yarn Needle

Special Stitches

K3tog = Knit 3 stitches together.
YO = Yarn over needle.
Chevron Stitch Pattern
Row 1: K2, *YO, K5, K3tog, K5, YO, K1, repeat from * to last st, K1.
Row 2: K1, P to last st, K1.
Row 3: Knit.
Row 4: Knit.
Repeat Rows 1-4 for Chevron Stitch Pattern.


With A, cast on 31 sts.
Rows 1-4: Work Rows 1-4 of Chevron Stitch Pattern, cut yarn leaving a 3" [8 cm] tail.
Rows 5-8: Change to B and work Rows 1-4 of Chevron Stitch Pattern, cut yarn leaving a 3" [8 cm] tail.
Rows 9-12: Change to C and work Rows 1-4 of Chevron Stitch Pattern, cut yarn leaving a 3" [8 cm] tail.
Rows 13-16: Change to B and work Rows 1-4 of Chevron Stitch Pattern, cut yarn leaving a 3" [8 cm] tail.
Rows 17-20: Change to A and work Rows 1-4 of Chevron Stitch Pattern, cut yarn leaving a 3" [8 cm] tail. Repeat Rows 5-20, 2 times more.
Next Row: Bind off all stitches loosely.


Using Yarn Needle, weave in all tails and loose ends.


A, B, C
Colors A, B, C
St st
stockinette stitch

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This is a cute scrubby pattern to accent your kitchen during the Halloween season! I love the contrasting colors! I am thinking with all the colors of scrubby yarn available that you could make one for every holiday season. You could also make them for an awesome present for anyone.


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