knitting, that's it. and "Hi Mom"

knit and art. knit and art. knit and art.

Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Crocheted Soap Sack






(The pattern for the dishclothe can be found at this site. Its called Snowdrop lace 2. )

Cute little soap sack serves as a perfect accompaniment with dishclothes to make a snazzy gift.

















Soap Sack

Materials
Euroflax linen or appropriate sportweight strong yarn like Elann's Canapone (double stranded), about .20 grams
Size B steel crochet hook

Row 1 and Round 2: Ch 54. Tdc in ch 49, ch 2, (Sk 2, in next ch, tdc; ch 2)18 times to last ch, ending after the tdc; join to ch 51 of first round being careful not to twist circle.

Round 3: ch 1, sc in each stitch to last ch. Sl st to first sc to join round.

Round 4: ch 2, dc in first sc; ch 4, *sk 4 sc, in next sc: (sc, ch 7)3x, sc; ch 4, sk 4 sc, in next sc, dc * (repeat between *s); to end, replace dc with sl st in top of first dc of this round to join.

Round 5: ch 1, * sc in top of dc, ch 1; (sc in ch 7 sp, ch 3) 2x, sc in ch 7 sp, ch 1 * (repeat between *s); to end round, sl st in top of dc.

Round 6: ch 1, sc in sl st; ch 7, sc in sc; *ch 4, dc in sc at top of 2nd ch 7 sp, ch 4, sk ch 3 sp, sc, ch 1; in next sc (top of dc): (sc, ch 7)3x, sc; * (repeat between *s); to end round, after dc: ch 4, in sc at start of round: sc, ch 7, sc, ch 4, tdc. SEE ALTERNATIVE DIRECTIONS FOR LAST REPEAT OF ROUND 6.

Round 7: ch 1, sc in top of tdc, ch 3, sc in next ch 7 sp, *ch 1, sc in top of sc over dc, ch 1, (sc in ch 7 sp, ch 3)2x, sc in ch 7 sp* (repeat between *s); to end round, after sc, in sc (at top of dc), ch 1, sc in ch 7 sp, ch 3, sl st in first sc of this round. SEE ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS FOR LAST REPEAT OF ROUND 7.

Repeat rounds 4-7 for a total of 8 rows.

ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS FOR LAST REPEAT OF ROW 6 & 7:
Last Repeat of Round 6: to end round, after dc, ch 3, in sc at start of round, sc, ch 4, tdc.
Last Repeat of Round 7: Position sack so that it lays flat and ch 7 loops lay over each other and dc's lay over each other forming a front and back of soap sack. Seam bottom by: ch 1, join ch 7 loop and tdc loop with one sc, ch 1, *join next front and back sack side dc's with a sc at top of dc, ch 1, (join next front side ch 7 loop with corresponding back side ch 7 loop with sc in ch 7 sps, ch 3,)2x, join next front side ch 7 loop with corresponding back side ch 7 loop with sc in ch 7 sps, ch 1,* finish row in this manner, ending with sc in last dc.

Make cord: ch 90. sc in each stitch. Put soap inside bag. thread cord through top of sack like lacing a corset.

3 Comments:

At July 05, 2006 4:56 PM, Anonymous Kelli said...

Jeanette: I can't help you with the HTML code but I'm waiting, waiting, waiting for that super cute design. I love it! I predict many soapbag stocking stuffers this year. Thanks for sharing and let us know when your HTML angel arrives and the pattern is posted.

 
At July 07, 2006 5:39 PM, Blogger sibtigre2 said...

Very pretty soapsack! I may have to try crocheting again. :)

 
At July 12, 2006 5:22 AM, Blogger lobstah said...

Thanks so much for the comment on my blog :)
I love all of your beautiful lace!

 

Post a Comment

Links to this post:

Create a Link

<< Home