First of all, let me start off by saying that I’m sure I’m not the first person to think of making my own cotton rounds so please know that I know that I’m not being totally original when I post this pattern but I really wanted to share with you how I make these. Not only are they quick and simple but most crocheters, loomers, and knitters have some cotton yarn in their stash so it’s a inexpensive way to do something green.
If you can crochet in the round then you can make these. Using a size H hook, I started with a magic ring and made 6 single crochet into the ring. Then I did a round of 2 double crochet into each single crochet followed by a round of 2 single crochet into each double crochet. Fasten off and weave in the ends. Easy, easy, easy. I use these to apply toner, to remove eye make up, etc. They take the place of cotton balls and those little throw away cotton rounds. They’re machine washable. I just throw them in a little mesh bag so they don’t get lost in the washing machine/dryer and toss them in with my undies. Heck, I bet someone really clever could crochet their own bag to launder these little guys.