DIY Reusable Crochet Make Up Remover Pads Tutorial

Written by Kate Curry

Make yourself some DIY reusable makeup remover pads to add a little eco-friendly flare to your daily skincare routine. Made out of super soft reclaimed sport weight linen 2-ply yarn, these little scrubbies will be sure to remove any oils, makeup, and grime from your pores.

A gif of a thumb swirling white foamy suds of soap around the circle of the blue reusable crochet make up remover pad.


3.75 mm Crochet Hook 
Darn Good Yarn's Sport Weight Linen 2-Ply Yarn


CH: Chain 
Single crochet  
ST: Stitch 
SLST: Slip stitch
HDC: Half double crochet
BO: Bind off

Let's Get Started!

Round 1: Create a magic circle and CH 1
Round 2: 8 SC into the magic circle, SLST to the top of the first SC.
Round 3: CH 1, 2 HDC into each ST around, SLST into the first HDC. (14)
Round 4: CH 1, 1 HDC into the first ST, 2 HDC into the next ST, and repeat. SLST to the top CH of the  first HDC. (21)
Round 5: CH 1, 2 HDC into each ST around, SLST into the first HDC. (42)
Round 6: CH 1, 1 HDC into the first ST, 2 HDC into the next ST and repeat. SLST to the top CH of the first HDC. (49) BO and weave in the ends.
On the edge of a porcelain sink sits a pair of blue crochet makeup remover pads as well as an orange scrubbie.

Meet the Author

Profile picture of the author, Kate Curry, wearing a dark red Nanda Poncho sitting on concrete stairs in front of brick wall.

Kate has been on the Darn Good Yarn team since 2018.

They have their degree in Creative Art Therapy & Psychology - and like crafting and animals a little too much.