Free Pattern – Sunburst Facial Scrubbies

Another week and another free pattern!

I know a lot of you have been having extremely cold temperatures across the US so I am not going to complain about our 17F temperature with a wind-chill factor of 1F. Ok, so maybe I will! I normally love the cold and can’t stand the heat but I must confess that this is a bit too cold for me. I’m so thankful that we live close to an airport because we rarely lose power. Some of my friends are in freezing cold houses right now. Brrrr!

Now that my complaining is out of the way, I can now present you with my latest free pattern, the Sunburst Facial Scrubbie! I came up with this as I was telling my children that it’s important to keep their faces moisturized when going out in the below-freezing temperatures. I started thinking of faces, which led me to think of my face and how I needed something soft to help wash my face at night. A million rabbit holes later (there where many in-between my initial thought and final destination), I came up with this adorable facial scrubbie. I have tons of cotton yarn scraps left from my summer crochet projects. These don’t take up much yarn and hook up really quickly. The best part is you can add a strap so that it stays firmly in your grasp.  I’m sure I’ll be making tons of these for Christmas presents next year. Shhhhhh.. don’t tell.

My goal is to come up with simple and quick projects that are fun for any skill level. I hope you are enjoying them and that you are staying warm (or cool) in your part of the world!

You are welcome to sell any finished products you make with this pattern. Whenever possible, please give Coffee Loves Yarn credit for the design. You many not, however, claim this pattern as your own. If sharing this pattern, please link this blog post to direct users back to Coffee Loves Yarn. Thank you for understanding!

Please read through pattern and notes before beginning. This pattern has been tested. If you find any mistakes or need clarification, please feel free to contact me and I will reply as soon as possible.



Sunburst Facial Scrubbies

By Coffee Loves Yarn


  • 5.0mm or H hook
  • Worsted Weight Cotton Yarn
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors


  • Gauge is not important. Use the yarn size and hook that makes the size heart you need.
  • The stitch count for each row will appear in ( ) at the end of the row.
  • Pattern is written in US Terms.
  • When a set of stitches appear within ( ), it means to make all those stitches into the same stitch.


  • St – stitch
  • Ch – chain
  • PS – Puff Stitch (see Special Stitches instruction)
  • Dc – Double Crochet
  • Slst – slip stitch
  • YO – Yarn Over
  • MC – Magic Circle

Special Stitches:

  • Puff Stitch (PS) – YO, insert hook into stitch, YO, pull through (3 sts on hook), YO, insert hook into the same stitch, YO, pull through (5 sts on hook) YO, insert hook into same stitch, YO, pull through (7 sts on hook), YO, insert hook into same stitch, YO, pull through (9 sts on hook), YO and pull through all stitches, Ch1
  • Picot: Ch2, slst into second ch from hook, slst into the same stitch
  • V-Stitch: (Dc, ch1, Dc) into the same stitch.


Round 1: Into a MC, make eight PS, slst into the top of the first PS to join (8 PS)

Round 2: Ch3, Dc into the same st, V-stitch into the top of the next PS and into each PS around, slst into the third chain or the beginning Ch3 (8 V-stitches)

Round 3: Slst into the V-Stich, make two PS into that same V-Stitch, PS into the space between the V-Stitches. *2PS into the next V-Stich, PS into the next space between V-Stitches* repeat between * * around, slst into the top of the first PS (24 PS)

Round 4: Picot into the same st as join, slst into the next PS, *slst into the next PS and picot into that same st, slst into the next PS* repeat between * * around (12 picots)

Fasten off and weave in any loose ends.


Row 1: Ch13, making sure to leave a long enough tail to sew strap onto scrubbie when done. Sc into the second ch from hook and into each ch across, Ch1 and turn (12)

Row 2: Sc into each st across (12)

Fasten off.

Use tails to sew strap onto the back of the scrubbie, placing the edges of strap as close as possible to the edges of the scrubbie.


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