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Felted Soap Cozy With Acorn
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: L0627
These soap cozies are an ingenious way to make your soap last longer.

Simply sew a bar of soap inside, and the cozy felts as you use it.

Handy and attractive, these bathroom accessories save soap suds that are normally washed away. These soap cozies are an ingenious way to make your soap last longer. Simply sew a bar of soap inside, and the cozy felts as you use it. Handy and attractive, these bathroom accessories save soap suds that are normally washed away.

SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)
SIZE: One Size
About 3 1/2 x 5 in. (9 x 12.5 cm), after felting Note: Cover is designed to fit a standard 3 x 4 1/2 in. (7 x 11.5 cm) bar of soap.

CORRECTIONS: None

MATERIALS

150-200 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oak Tweed

Natural cream twisted with deep brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.99
Note: (A)

150-126 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Nature's Brown

Dark chocolate brown


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.99
Note: (B)

150-125 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Brown Heather

Chocolate brown with strands of natural cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.99
Note: (C)

Lion Brand Knitting Needles- Size 8 [5 mm]
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.60


Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Bar of soap Rubber gloves
STITCH EXPLANATION:
kfb (knit into front and then back)
An increase worked as follows:
1.

Knit the next st through the front loop, but do not remove the st from your left hand needle.


2.

Knit the same st once more, this time inserting your needle through the back loop of the st.

You will have created 2 loops (sts) on your right hand needle.
3.

Drop the st from your left hand needle - 1 st increased.

NOTES:
1.

Materials are sufficient to make multiple Cozies.
2.

Due to the nature of the felting process, the size of your finished Cozy may vary.


INSTRUCTIONS



COZY
With A, cast on 30 sts.
Row 1 (RS): P7, k1, p14, k1, p7.
Row 2: K7, p1, k14, p1, k7.
Rep last 2 rows 11 more times.
Last Row: Rep Row 1.
Bind off.



ACORN
With B, cast on 5 sts.
Row 1 (RS): Kfb in each st to end of row - 10 sts at the end of this row.
Rows 2-4: Work in St st (k on RS, p on WS).
Row 5: K2tog, k6, k2tog - 8 sts at the end of this row.
Change to C.
Rows 6-9: Work in Rev St st (p on RS, k on WS) for 4 rows.
Row 10: K2tog, k in each st to last 2 sts, k2tog - 6 sts at the end of this row.
Row 11: Purl.
Rows 12 and 13: Rep Rows 10 and 11 - 4 sts at the end of Row 13.
Row 14: (K2tog) twice - 2 sts at the end of this row.
Row 15: P2tog - 1 st at the end of this row.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
With RS facing, place Cozy on bar of soap, with knit ridges at the sides.

Sew center back seam.

Sew top and lower edges closed.

Sew Acorn to front of Cozy.

Weave in ends.



Felting
Fill sink with hot water.

Put on rubber gloves.

Hold Cozy with one hand, rub surface of fabric with your other hand.

Work over entire surface, lathering until sts begin to lose their definition.

Rinse gently to remove soap residue.

Allow to dry.

Cozy will continue to felt as soap is used.

ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
Pm = place marker
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
sm = slip marker
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
yo = yarn over
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
st(s) = stitch(es)
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
p = purl
p2tog = purl 2 together
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
Rev St st = reverse stockinette stitch
RS = right side
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side


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