April brought us a whole new way of living, cleaning and maintaining a safe environment has been top priority for most of us with the COVID-19 pandemic. At least for me. And then if I’m not cleaning for sanitation, I’ve been bored enough to fill that void with more cleaning (as well as crocheting). Regardless of why we’re cleaning, or if it’s years after this pandemic has passed, this free 4 leaf clover crochet scrubby pattern will be lucky enough to get you through cleaning any time of year! Though I do highly recommend crocheting your heart out!
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December 2019 started my scrubby craze with the Melted Snowman Scrubby! This year, there will be a new crocheted scrubby every month, forever free on the blog. This year-long project will give us a chance to create a new one every month, as well as replace our previous one, but also use up that scrubby yarn we have on hand. Because if you’ve made scrubbies before, you know that a little ball of scrubby yarn can make MANY projects! We’ll be going through the year trying new brands but the end result will be the same every month. A fun little project perfect for your home or a gift! So get those hooks ready because scrubby #3 is ready! Find January’s Kitchen Scrub-Bean Scrubby here or February’s Heart Scrubby here.
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4 Leaf Clover Lucky Scrubby Free Crochet Pattern
- Yarn: Red Heart Scrubby Sparkle Yarn in green
- Hook: Size G, 4.0mm
- Yarn Needle
- Measuring Tape
13 hdc by 11 rows = 4”
- Ch: Chain
- Sc: Single Crochet
- Hdc: Half Double Crochet
- Hdc2tog: Half Double Crochet 2 Together
- Hdc3tog: Half Double Crochet 3 Together
- Slst: Slip Stitch
- St(s): Stitch(es)
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Special Pattern Notes: Beginning chain does not count as a stitch unless noted.
When stitch counts are listed, they will be listed in sequential order. Chains are not included in counts.
Free Crochet Scrubby Pattern 4 Leaf Clover
R1: Ch 1, 10 hdc in circle, join – 10 sts
R2: Ch 1, 2 hdc in each st around, join – 20 sts
R1: Ch 1, hdc in same and next 4 – 5 sts
R2: Ch 1, turn, 3 hdc in same, hdc in next 3, 3 hdc in last – 9 sts
R3: Ch 1, turn, 3 hdc in same, hdc in next 7, 3 hdc in last – 13 sts
R4: Ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across – 13 sts
R5: Ch 1, turn, starting in same, work 3 hdc2tog over next 6 sts – 3 sts
R6: Ch 1, turn, starting in same, hdc3tog – 1 st
Ch 1, turn, 3 slst down raw edge, slst in next 2 unworked sts from Row 4.
R 1: Ch 1, starting in same, work 3 hdc2tog over next 6 sts – 3 sts
R2: Ch 1, turn, starting in same, hdc3tog – 1 st
Finish off and weave in ends. Join yarn in next unworked st from Round 2 to the left of the leave just made until you have 4 leaves.
Between any 2 leaves, join yarn in right most stitch (will have a stitch in it from the leaf to the right).
R1: Starting in 3rd st from hook, dc in next 5, hdc3tog, hdc3tog over next 3 sts, hdc in next 6, sc in next 2, slst to next st between the leaves (will have a stitch in it from the leaf to the left).
Finish off and weave in ends.
Keep Those Scrubbies Clean!
These are many ways to disinfect these kitchen cleaners. Though the fool-proof way of making sure no one gets sick is to always dispose of them and start fresh! If you’re not ready to toss though, here are a few ways to disinfect:
- Use the sanitize setting on that dishwasher!
- Soak in vinegar for 5 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. Can also use a bleach solution using 3/4 cup bleach to 1 gallon of water.
- Microwave a WET scrubby for 2 minutes, let cool completely. (Make sure there’s no metal and scrubby is wet as it may cause fire.)
- When in doubt, toss it out!
Things to keep in mind: What are you using them for? A scrubby that is just for cleaning a drinking glass will last longer and be less likely to hold bacteria than one that’s used to clean off meat juices. This is also a great reason to use different ones for different tasks! Store your scrubby where it can completely dry. Hanging them allows them to not sit in water causing bacteria to multiply.
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