Shell Facial Scrubbie

This little stash buster is ready for the beach and is perfect for adding handmade and reusable sustainability to your self care routine. They also make great gifts with your favorite beachy-themed soap or salt scrub.


Finished Measurements

Finished scrubbie measures approximately 3.75” in diameter using a 5.0mm crochet hook and size 4, worsted weight yarn.


25yds / 23m (14g) of a durable, size 4, worsted weight cotton yarn
5.0mm crochet hook
Tapestry needle
Stitch marker

Pattern Yarn

Loops & Threads Classic Cotton in Salmon


CH        Chain
HDC      Half Double Crochet
DC        Double Crochet
ST          Stitch
SL ST     Slip Stitch
INC       Increase (2 ST in same ST)
BLO       Back Loop Only


Scrubbie base will be 3.75″ in diameter, measured after round 5.

Pattern Notes

Pattern is written in American Standard terms.
Do not join between rounds, scrubbie is worked in a spiral.

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To Start

Start with a magic ring, CH 1.

Round 1:

HDC 8 into the magic ring. Pull the ring closed and do not join, you’ll be working in a spiral. Use a stitch marker in the first stitch of each round to keep your place.

Round 2 (worked in BLO)

2 HDC working in BLO into each ST around. (16)

Round 3 (worked in BLO)

*HDC INC, HDC*; repeat * working in BLO; around. (24)

Round 4 (worked in BLO)

*HDC, HDC INC, HDC*; repeat * working in BLO; around. (32)

Round 5 (worked in BLO)

*HDC INC, 3 HDC*; repeat * three times, working in BLO. 3DC BLO into each of next 8 ST. *HDC INC, 3HDC*; repeat * working in BLO to end of round. HDC into BLO of next two stitches (in order to center the finger loop with the bottom shell pattern). CH 10 and rejoin with SL ST into next ST for finger loop.

Spiral Layers

Working in reverse back down the spiral to the center of the scrubbie, make a DC in the front loop of each stitch in the spiral.

To Finish

Fasten off and pull working yarn through the middle of the magic ring to the back of your work. Tighten the magic ring, then weave in your ends.

Now go enjoy some homemade self care!


Recommended Use

Use finger loop to secure scrubbie to your hand during use. Lather with your favorite soap for an exfoliating wash. Follow yarn manufacturer’s instructions for washing.


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