Crochet Pattern: Down-to-Earth Soap Envelope

By Amy Lynn Yarbrough – 2 Comments
Having personally crocheted covers for the necessities in the bathroom adds the right touch of personalization every home needs. For a warm, earthy bathroom crochet this soap envelope in a hearty cotton yarn. By folding a simple square like an envelope you achieve an easy to make soap cover to use for the backup. Made to fit average size bars of soap. Down-to-Earth Soap Envelope

Skill Level:

Finished Size: 6″ (15 cm) wide, 6″ (15 cm) long

Materials:
Medium Weight Yarn (approximately 30 yards)
Crochet Hook size I (5.50 mm)
½” – ¾” button
Yarn needle
Sewing needle and thread

crochet yarn size 4

Gauge:
Round 1 in pattern measures 1” (2.5cm) in diameter

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Crochet Pattern: Down-to-Earth Soap Envelope
Round 1: make an adjustable ring, ch 2, 8 hdc in ring, sl st in first hdc: 8 hdc
Round 2: ch 2, 2 hdc in each hdc around, sl st in first hdc: 16 hdc
Round 3: ch 2, (3 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 3 hdc) 4 times, sl st in first hdc: 24 hdc
Round 4: ch 2, (3 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 5 hdc) 4 times, sl st in first hdc: 32 hdc
Round 5: ch 2, (3 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 7 hdc) 4 times, sl st in first hdc: 40 hdc
Round 6: ch 2, (3 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 9 hdc) 4 times, sl st in first hdc: 48 hdc
Round 7: ch 2, (3 hdc in next hdc, hdc in next 11 hdc) 4 times, sl st in first hdc: 56 hdc
Finish off.

Fold like an envelope and sew two bottom seams with a yarn needle. Sew button on to top flap. Tie a loop of yarn to lower flap from the inside and pull through to latch button.

I hope you have a lot of fun making this project. If you run into any snags be sure to leave me a comment below and I’ll see what I can do!

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2 Comments

  1. Elsie says:

    Thank you for your perfect written instructions on the soap envelope I am on your weekly mail list.

  2. Varsha says:

    Super!!great idea so must try it.. Thanks again.

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