Crochet Wash Mitt Pattern {The Popcorn Stitch}


In this post, you will see a crochet wash mitt pattern.

With one side made using the popcorn stitch for scrubbing and the other from single crochet, this wash mitt is a bathroom essential!

Making all of the items in the crochet bathroom set will be perfect for gifting at Christmas or making and selling at the upcoming Christmas craft fairs.

crochet wash mitt

An Easy Level Crochet Pattern

The pattern is fairly straight forward and even if you are new to crochet, you will be able to make a set.

This project requires you to be able to create a chain, work in single crochet and work the popcorn stitch.

This is part of a bathroom set of crochet patterns that are available for you to make, which includes a crochet shower puff, washcloths, face scrubbies, and soap bags.

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Crochet wash mitt pattern
Crochet bathroom collection

Resources and tutorials you may find helpful in following this pattern:

This pattern is great for any advanced beginner.

Crochet wash mitt with bobbles


This wash mitt is created using basic crochet stitches and will make a great gift.

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Skill Level – Easy

Size – 7″ length x 6″ wide / strap – 5″

Gauge – 17 stitches, 22 rows to 10cm/4″

easy crochet wash mitt

The Supplies You Need…


Best to use cotton yarn for this project.



crochet wash mitt


The pattern is written using US crochet terms and abbreviations.

You can find a free PDF of both US and UK terms and abbreviations here. – Crochet Abbreviations And Terms (US + UK)

  • Sl st – slip stitch
  • CH – chain
  • SC – single crochet
  • DC – double crochet

Pattern Instructions

  • With Yarn A – Row 1 – Ch 27, ch 1 in the second ch from hook, 1 sc, 1 sc into next st, 1 sc, turn, – rep to the end of the row, turn,
  • Row 2 – Ch 1, 1 sc in 1st st, 5 dcs in next st, the loop on the hook – make it large, take out the hook and insert the hook into the 1st dc and through the loop, sl-st through the two loops, ch 1, next st, 1 sc, in the next st – 5 dc’s – rep to the end of the row, turn,
  • Row 3 – Ch 1, 1st st – 1 sc, top of popcorn stitch – 1 sc – rep sc to the end of the row, turn,
  • Rep rows 2 and 3 until your wash mitt measures 7″ (or however long you want it to be).
  • I changed the color from Yarn A to Yarn B at 5.5″, then continued in Yarn B till the front piece measured 7″.
  • If you need help creating the popcorn stitch, take a look at the video tutorial.
  • You can also see a photo tutorial here – How to crochet the popcorn stitch.

To continue for the back of the mitt >

  • Row 1 – ch 2, sc into every st, at the end of the row, turn,
  • Rep row 1 until the back piece measures 7″
  • Cut yarn and sew in any loose ends.
  • Please note – The measurements can be made longer or shorter depending on the length of your hand.

Please note – The measurements can be made longer or shorter depending on the length of your hand.

Crochet wash mitt

Wrist strap > (optional hanging loop)

  • In grey yarn ch 42, turn,
  • Row 1 – sc in 2nd ch from hook and in every ch to the end of the row, turn,
  • Row 2 – ch 2, sc in every st to the end of the row, finish with a sl-st in the last stitch.
  • Cut yarn and secure – around 6″ tail left in length for seaming and attach the strap to one corner of the mitt.

Making up >

  • Stitch the side seams of the mitt together and weave in all loose ends.
  • Stitch the wrist strap to a corner of the mitt and secure.
crochet bobble wash mitt pattern

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