FPdc – Scrubbie & Dishcloth

A scrubbie & dishcloth – the perfect pair. Both are a great way to practice any new stitch. This free crochet pattern set is made with the FPdc (Front Post double crochet), which makes it both extra durable and full of texture. 


FPdc Scrubbie & Dishcloth - free crochet pattern by Ambassador Crochet.


Scrubbie & Dishcloth


Finished Size:
• Scrubbie – approx. 3”
• Dishcloth – approx. 10”Materials: Lily – Sugar & Cream
• Robin’s Egg blue – 1 skein (MC)
• Summer Prints – 1 skein (CC)
• White – scraps (WHT)
• Size “G” crochet hook
• Yarn Needle

Special Stitches: 

Front Post double crochet (FPdc) – yo, insert hook from front to back and to front again around the vertical post (upright part) of next st, yo and draw yarn through, yo and complete dc.

For a visual of the FPdc stitch, please see my FPdc tutorial.


Scrubbie

Round 1: Using WHT – ch4, dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 1st dc), ch1, *2dc in same ch as previous dc, ch1, repeat from * 4 more times, slip stitch in top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space changing to MC, (6 ch1 spaces), DO NOT TURN.

Round 2: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 2 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 2 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, DO NOT TURN.

Round 3: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 4 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 4 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Border
Using WHT – attach with slip stitch to any stitch, sc in each stitch around with (sc, ch1, sc) in corner spaces.



Dishcloth

Round 1: Using MC – ch4, dc in 4th ch from hook (counts as 1st dc), ch1, *2dc in same ch as previous dc, ch1, repeat from * 4 more times, slip stitch in top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space changing to CC, (6 ch1 spaces), DO NOT TURN.

Round 2: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 2 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 2 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, DO NOT TURN.

Round 3: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 4 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 4 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 4: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 6 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 6 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 5: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 8 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 8 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 6: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 10 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 10 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 7: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 12 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 12 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 8: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 14 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 14 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 9: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 16 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 16 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Round 10: ch3 (counts as 1st dc), FPDC around next 18 dc, *(dc, ch1, dc) in next ch1 space, FPDC around next 18 dc, repeat from * around, dc in last ch1 space, ch1 slip stitch to top of beg ch3, slip stitch in next ch1 space , DO NOT TURN.

Border
Using MC – attach with slip stitch to any stitch, sc in each stitch around with (sc, ch1, sc) in corner spaces.


Front side – close up


Reverse side


Reverse – close up

Happy Crocheting!



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.