Crochet Pattern: Absolutely Easy Soap SaverBy Rachel Choi – 36 Comments
|Crochet this soap saver to get the most out of your soap bar! Place small, leftover pieces of soap inside instead of throwing them out, or use the soap saver with an entire bar of soap. The soap saver, helps you grip your soap bar and soap bar pieces, while creating a nice lather against your skin. When you’re done washing up, hang your soap saver to dry instead of leaving your soap in a soggy puddle of water.|
For more soap saver patterns, check out the Crochet Pattern: 5 Simple Soap Savers.
Finished Size: 4 1/4″ (11 cm) tall, 2 3/4″ (7 cm) wide, when flat
Size may be adjusted using the instructions within the pattern.
Remember, soap saver will stretch when being used.
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 50 yards)
Crochet Hook K (6.50 mm)
Gauge: not that important for this pattern. Follow the instructions in the pattern to adjust the size of your soap saver, as you see fit.
Crochet Pattern: Soap Saver
Start by chaining 8, or a chain as wide as you want your soap saver.
Note: if foundation chain is altered, total stitch count in each round will also be altered.
Round 1: ch 2, hdc in third ch from hook and in each ch across, working on remaining loops on opposite side of chain, hdc in each ch across, sl st in top of beginning ch-2: 16 hdc
Round 2 – 10: ch 2, hdc in each hdc around, sl st in top of beginning ch-2: 16 hdc
Note: to adjust the length of the soap saver, repeat the above round more or less times until the soap saver is as tall as you desire.
Round 11: ch 2, (hdc in next hdc, ch 1, skip 1 hdc) around, sl st in top of beginning ch-2, finish off: 8 hdc
Chain 70 or a chain as long as your want your string, then finish off. Weave your string in and out of the chain spaces created in round 11. Knot the ends of the draw strings together forming a loop as shown in the picture.
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