Crochet Pattern: Circle of Bobbles Washcloth

Free crochet pattern: Circle of Bobbles Washcloth free crochet pattern in DMC Natura XL by Underground Crafter | This textured washcloth is great for exfoliating skin and massaging tired muscles.The Circle of Bobbles Washcloth is a textured washcloth that works up quickly in a super bulky yarn. It’s great for exfoliating dry winter skin (or over-shaved summer skin!) and for massaging tired muscles. Washcloths make great last-minute gifts, too. Pair your handmade washcloth with some store bought soap or skin care products or a spa gift card.

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Crochet Pattern by Underground Crafter

Free crochet pattern: Circle of Bobbles Washcloth free crochet pattern in DMC Natura XL by Underground Crafter | This textured washcloth is great for exfoliating skin and massaging tired muscles.This textured washcloth is great for exfoliating skin and massaging tired muscles.

 

Finished Size

  • Washcloth: 9.5” (24 cm) square.

Materials

  • DMC Natura XL yarn (100% cotton, 3.5 oz/100 g/82 yd/75 m) – 1 skein in 43 Fuchsia, or approximately 82 yd (75 m) in any super bulky weight yarn.
  • US Size K-10.5/6.5 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Gauge

  • Through Rnd 5 in pattern = 3.75” (9.5 cm) diameter. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern

  • bob – bobble – [Yo, insert hook in st, yo and draw up a loop, yo and draw through 2 loops] 3 times in same st, yo and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
  • ch – chain
  • dc – double crochet
  • ea – each
  • FL – front loop only
  • rep – repeat
  • Rnd – Round
  • sc – single crochet
  • sk – skip
  • sp – space
  • st(s) – stitch(es)
  • yo – yarn over
  • * Repeat the instructions following the asterisk as indicated.
  • () Instructions within parenthesis are worked into indicated stitch or space.
  • [] Repeat instructions between brackets as indicated.

Pattern Notes

  • Entire washcloth is worked in the round. Pattern starts on wrong (back) side and is turned to right (front) side before Rnd 6.

Pattern Instructions

Washcloth

  • Ch 4, sk 3 ch, join with sl st to next ch to form ring.
  • Rnd 1: (Wrong Side) Ch 1, 8 sc in ring, join with sl st to first sc. (8 sts)
  • Rnd 2: Ch 1, (sc, bob) in ea st around, join with sl st to first sc. (16 sts)
  • Rnd 3: Ch 1, [2 scFL in next st, scFL in next st] 8 times, join with sl st to first sc. (24 sts)
  • Rnd 4: Ch 1, [(sc, bob) in next st, sc in next 2 sts] 8 times, join with sl st to first sc. (32 sts)
  • Rnd 5: Ch 1, [2 scFL in next st, scFL in next 3 sts] 8 times, join with sl st to first sc. (40 sts)
  • Rnd 6: Turn to Right Side, ch 5 (counts as sc + ch-4 sp), [sc in next 10 sts, ch 4] 3 times, sc in next 9 sts, join with sl st to first ch. (40 sts + 4 ch-4 sp)
  • Rnd 7: Sl st in ch-4 sp, ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), (2 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-4 sp, [dc in next 10 sts, (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) in ch-4 sp] 3 times, dc in next 10 sts, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (64 sts + 4 ch-2 sp)
  • Rnd 8: Ch 3, dc in next 2 sts, [(2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in next 16 sts] 3 times, (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in next 13 sts, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. (80 sts + 4 ch-2 sp)
  • Rnd 9: Ch 3, dc in next 4 sts, [(dc, ch 2, dc) in ch-2 sp, dc in next 20 sts] 3 times, (dc, ch 2, dc) in next ch-2 sp, dc in next 15 sts, join with sl st to top of first ch 3. Fasten off. (88 sts)

Finishing

  • With yarn needle, weave in ends.
© 2017 by Marie Segares (Underground Crafter). This pattern is for personal use only. You may use the pattern to make unlimited items for yourself, for charity, or to give as gifts. You may sell items you personally make by hand from this pattern. Do not violate Marie’s copyright by distributing this pattern or the photos in any form, including but not limited to scanning, photocopying, emailing, or posting on a website or internet discussion group. If you want to share the pattern, point your friends to this link: http://undergroundcrafter.com/blog/2017/11/21/crochet-pattern-circle-of-bobbles-washcloth. Thanks for supporting indie designers!

If you make your own Circle of Bobbles Washcloth, I’d love to see it! Share your progress and questions by tagging me on Facebook as @Underground Crafter, Instragram as @ucrafter, or Twitter as @ucrafter. You can also share a picture in the Underground Crafters Facebook group. Sign up for my weekly newsletter and get a coupon code for your choice of one of my premium patterns and other subscriber goodies. Plus, you’ll never miss one of my free patterns again!

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