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Has anyone made pot scrubbers out of nylon net? I bought one at a craft fair, but haven't quite figured it out yet, how wide to cut the net, how to join them or whatever to make them 2 sided...etc.. Hope someone can help. Mona Lea in s.e. Missouri
-- Mona Lea in S.E. Missouri (email@example.com), January 20, 2002
-- Rose (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2002.
Those are really nice, but I don't crochet. Is there anything simular in knitting?
-- Karen (email@example.com), January 20, 2002.
Hi, I make those all the time. Have about 4 layers of nylon net stacked on top of each other. Your choice of colors. Pin it togather lighty or it will try to escape. I make mine about 4 inches wide. So Cut every 4 inches all 4 layers together in strips. You ought to be about to get 5 or 6 out of a half yard. Now take the strip piece and sew down the middle with embroder thread in 1 or 2 inch stiches. Then hang on to one end and gather and pull till you have and nice ball. Wrap the excess thread around the middle and tye off in a knot. Fun part is pulling the layers apart. Red ones look good in x-mas trees. Linda
-- Linda in Ca. (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 20, 2002.
You can also take strips of sponge about 1/2 by1/2 inch and six inches long, stack up several wrap around the middle so three inch fingers stick out on either end. Have your DH or your self drill a small hole in the handle end of a wooden spoon attach sponge scrubber tightly with string through hole great for cleaning glasses and jars. Also you can make these bigger for sponge painting walls they work great. ronda
-- ronda (email@example.com), January 20, 2002.
I found a knitted one! Very, very easy too! Knit Pot Scrubber
-- Karen (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 25, 2002.
I have made lots of these. Cut strips of nylon net about l/1/2 inches wide. Sew together to make one long strip. Begin with a chain of single crochet of about 6, join then go around this with double crochet until it is 5 or 6 inches in diameter, increasing enough to keep it flat. Weave the end an inch or so into the last round. These are great pot scrubbers.
-- Duffy (email@example.com), January 25, 2002.