Sunday, May 23, 2010

CROCHET PATTERN - Textured Soap Saver



If you've been following my blog for a while, or are a fan of my FB page, you've no doubt heard me singing the praises of these wonderful soap savers.  They're convenient, "green", money-saving, and comfortable.  They're great for ALL people... babies, grandparents, mommy... even my husband & his soldier buddies like using them!  It's a quick & functional project!  Enjoy!



Soap Saver Pattern

Materials: approx. 1 oz cotton yarn, H/8 hook, yarn needle, scissors

Finished dimensions:  approximately 3" x 5"

Base
Row 1:  Ch 10, HDC in 2nd ch from hook & across. (9 HDC)
Row 2:  Ch 1, turn, HDC across. (9 HDC)
ROUND 3:  Ch 1, turn, SC across, work 1 SC in the end of each row, SC across unused loops of starting chain (and crochet over tail), work 1 SC in the other end of each row, do not join. (22 SC around)

Body
Rounds 1-10:  Work 1 SC and 1 DC in first SC (you may want to mark this stitch), skip next SC, *Work SC and DC in next SC, skip next ST* continuously around for 10 rounds. SL ST in next SC. (If you want your soap saver longer, work additional rounds here.)
Round 11:  Ch 2, DC in every ST around, join & fasten off. (22 DC)

Drawstring
Ch 35 – 40, fasten off. Use needle or hook to weave drawstring through the last round. Tie ends securely. Enjoy. :)




 © 2010 Danyel Pink.  You may sell what you make, but please credit Danyel Pink Designs for the pattern. You may NOT resell the pattern, distribute it in any form, post it elsewhere online, or alter it to claim it as your own. Please provide a link back to my blog instead.  Contact me with any questions or for pattern support.