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Felted Soap Cozy With Leaf
Lion Brand® Fishermen's Wool®
Pattern Number: L0713
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

150-123 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Oatmeal

Light taupe (darker than the Natural color)


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

150-125 Fishermen's Wool Yarn: Brown Heather

Chocolate brown with strands of natural cream


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

Lion Brand Crochet Hook - Size H-8 (5 mm)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 2.45


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:
sc2tog (sc decrease) Insert hook into st and draw up a loop.

Insert hook into next st and draw up a loop.

Yarn over, draw through all 3 loops on hook - 1 st decreased.

NOTES:
1.

Materials are sufficient to make multiple Cozies.

Reverse colors (using B for Cozy and A for Leaf) as desired.
2.

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


INSTRUCTIONS



COZY
With A, ch 23.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 22 sc at the end of this row.
Rows 2-19: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Fasten off.



LEAF
With B, ch 5.
Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across - 4 sc at the end of this row.
Row 2: Ch 1, turn, 2 sc in first sc, sc in next 2 sc, 2 sc in last sc - 6 sc at the end of this row.
Rows 3-7: Ch 1, turn, sc in each sc across.
Row 8: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog, sc in next 2 sc, sc2tog - 4 sts at the end of this row.
Row 9: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 10: Ch 1, turn, (sc2tog) twice - 2 sts at the end of this row.
Row 11: Ch 1, turn, sc in each st across.
Row 12: Ch 1, turn, sc2tog - 1 st at the end of this row.
Fasten off.



FINISHING
Wrap Cozy around bar of soap.

Sew center back seam.

Sew top and lower edges closed.

Sew Leaf to front of Cozy.

Embroider straight st veins on Leaf.

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
beg = begin(s)(ning)
k = knit
p = purl
rem = remain(s)(ing)
rnd(s) = round(s)
RS = right side
sc = single crochet
sk = skip
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together
WS = wrong side
ch(s) = chain(s)
sc = single crochet
st(s) = stitch(es)


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