Thursday, May 7, 2009

Heart Lace Soap Bag

Heart Lace Soap Bag
This soap bag is made as part of a set, so the hearts match the washcloth. There is a heart on each side.
Holds a bath size bar.
24 yards worsted weight cotton yarn, shown in Peaches & Crème’s Shaded Pastels.
Size 8 US dpns. Set of 4.
Gauge 4 sts. by 6 rows per 1”
Kf/b = knit into the front and back of the next stitch.
Cast on 7 sts.
Kf/b of each stitch.( 14 )
Place on 3 dpns, join in the round knitting the first round.
Kf/b of each stitch. ( 28 )
Knit 2 rounds.
Row 1: ( k1, yo, k2tog, k3, yo, k1, yo, k3, skp, yo, k2 )x 2.
Row 2: knit.
Row 3: * k2, ( yo, k4tog, yo, k3 )x 2 * repeat.
Row 4: knit.
Row 5: ( k2, k2tog, yo, k5, yo, skp, k3 )x 2.
Row 6: knit.
Row 7: ( k1, k2tog, yo, k7, yo, skp, k2 )x 2.
Row 8: knit.
Row 9: ( k2tog, yo, k9, yo, skp, k1 )x 2.
Row10: knit.
Repeat rows 1 thru 3.
Knit 4 rounds.
* k2tog, yo * to end.

Knit 2 rounds, bind off. Weave in ends. On the bottom one weave in a circular manner ( see photo ) to close up hole.

Make cord using your favorite method, about 12” to 14”. I made one using a crochet chain. Wind through the yarn overs at the top and tie, for your drawstring.
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