Mesh Soap Bag by Merrian Holland

Mesh Soap Bag

September 2019
DK (11 wpi) ?
10 stitches and 7 rows = 4 inches
in double crochet
3.5 mm (E)
39 - 44 yards (36 - 40 m)
Small, Large
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

This simple, cotton, mesh bag features a crocheted lucet tie-cord and a hanging loop to help your soap dry out between uses and keep it out of the direct flow of water when used in the shower. It’s also a great way to store and use up small, leftover pieces of soap.

The pattern includes two sizes. The large soap bag is designed to fit a 6cm x 11cm x 2.5cm bar of soap & the small soap bag fits a 8cm x 5cm x 3cm however, the beauty of mesh means it’s very stretchy – either size would easily fit a smaller or even slightly larger bar of soap. Once you’ve mastered the basic principle, you can easily customise the size of the bag. In the same way, although the pattern is written for DK yarn you could easily switch to Aran or Worsted weight with an appropriate hook for a slightly larger size.

The pattern features written instructions as well as charts, photos and links to YouTube video tutorials for the picot stitches and lucet cord.

You’ll need a small amount of DK cotton yarn, a 3.5mm hook and two wooden beads with large holes.

This pattern has not been tech-edited but it has been tested.