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Craft Project: Pot Scrubber

A pot scrubber can be easily made from a mesh vegetable bag.

Approximate Time: 30 minutes

Supplies:

  • mesh bag
  • needle and thread

I used a mesh bag that melons come in from Costco.

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Instructions:

Make sure there is a knot tied in one end of the bag.

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Put the knot on the inside of the bag.

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Start rolling and folding the other end of the bag to the inside.

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When it is all tucked inside, thread the needle with a double length of strong thread.

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Using the needle, weave the thread in and out of the mesh and pull up tightly to close the end.

Tie the 2 ends of the thread.

By Dianajoyce from Willow Creek, CA

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Archive: Make Your Own Pot Scrubber

Once upon a time, I had no scrubber for my pots and skillets, so I put together a single crochet stitch square. I covered it with some old onion netting and tied it together with a small length of yarn and knotted it.

It actually works better than the brand I have been been using. The great thing is it is recycling and keeping the items from a landfill at least for a while.

I have also found potato netting makes a good scrubber. aluminum balled up foil makes a good scrubber for metal things, but not for things that need a nylon scrubber only. I didn't have any foil at the time so that is why I made my own out of the onion netting and the crochet square.

By Robyn Fed from Hampton, TN

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