Sunday, September 16, 2007

Octopus Scrubby

by: Bren G.
August 2003

Special stitch:
dc dec: dc in first dc till 1 loop left dc into next dc till 3 loops left go thru all 3. you have made 2 sts to 1.

nylon scrubbie (found at most grocery stores, Wal-mart, Kmart, even some dollar stores)
contrasting worsted weight cotton yarn
size g hook.

Round 1: Slip stitch cotton yarn to nylon scrubby, ch 1, and do 40 sc evenly around the circle. slip stitch to first sc. (40 sc)

Round 2: Ch 3, dc in next st and around, slip stitch to top of ch 3. (40 sts). it will start to cup around, you want it to...

Round 3: Ch 2, dc in next st(first dc dec), dc in next 3 dc,* dc dec, dc in next 3 dc,, * around..slip stitch to top of first dc dec. (32 sts) ( it makes 8 dc dec, and 25 reg dc)

Round 4: Ch 1, sc in same st, and each stitch around. slip stitch to first sc.(32 sts)

Round 5: Ch 1, sc in same st, sc in next sc, ch 20(first leg)sc in second stitch from hook and last ch, sc in next 4 sc in loop, * ch 20, sc in second chain from hook till last ch, sc in next 4 sc, * around till last. it will be only 2 sc and slip stitch to first sc.

Fasten off and weave in ends. Enjoy.

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