Free Knitting Pattern from Lion Brand Yarn, formatted for input to refreshable Braille displays or Braille software
Felted Soap Cozy With Cable
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: L0712 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. Since Fishermen's Wool comes in big skeins, you can make multiple cozies as a wonderful party (or even wedding) favor!

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

150-098 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Natural

Soft cream


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 12.99

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


Lion Brand Cable Needles (Set of 2)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.49


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:
2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross) Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k2, then k2 from cable needle.

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 Cast on 32 sts.

Row 1 (wrong side): K11, p1, k2, p4, k2, p1, k11.

Row 2: P11, k1, p2, k4, p2, k1, p11.

Row 3: Rep Row 1.

Row 4: P11, k1, p2, 2/2 RC, p2, k1, p11.

Rep last 4 rows 5 more times.

Last Row: Rep Row 1.Bind off.





FINISHINGWith right side facing, place Cozy on bar of soap, with cable running lengthwise along bar.

Sew center back seam.

Sew top and lower edges closed.

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.

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