Heart Covered Soap
If you’re looking for a sweet gift, these heart crocheted covers for soaps are perfect! Make them in various shades of crochet thread for a wonderful addition to the bathroom.
Pattern #: LC2522
Designed by Nazanin Fard
Project Type: Home Decor
Skill Level: Intermediate
- AUNT LYDIA’SÂ® Classic Crochet Thread, Size 10
- 20 yd each 322 Hot Pink A, 154 Parakeet B, 119 Violet C. Note: Each color will make one soap cover
- Crochet Hook: 1.5mm [US 7]
- Tapestry needle
Additional Supplies Needed:
oval bars of soap.
GAUGE: 9 sts = 1″. CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use any size hook to obtain the gauge.
Cover will fit a regular-size bar of soap.
dtr = Double treble crochet. [Yarn over] 3 times, insert hook in indicated st, yarn over and draw up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] 4 times.
tr3tog = *[Yarn over] twice, insert hook in next st, yarn over and draw up a loop, [yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook] twice; repeat from * 2 more times, yarn over and draw through all 4 loops on hook.
1. Heart cover is made in two pieces, a mesh cover and a heart. The heart is sewn to the front of the mesh cover.
2. The mesh cover can fit over a variety of regular-sized soap bars. The mesh cover is secured around the bar of soap with a tie.
3. For best results, select an oval bar of soap.
COVER (make 1 each with A, B, and C)
Ch 6; taking care not to twist ch; join with slip st in first ch to form a ring.
Round 1 (Right Side): Ch 7 (counts as tr, ch 3), [dc in ring, ch 3] 3 times, [tr in ring, ch 3] twice, [dc in ring, ch 3] 3 times, tr in ring, ch 3; join with slip st in 5th ch of beginning ch-7—6 dc, 4 tr, and 10 ch-3 spaces.
Round 2: Slip st into next ch-space, [ch 7, sc in next ch-space] 9 times, ch 3, dc in next ch-space (last ch-3, dc counts as a chspace)—10 ch-spaces.
Round 3: [Ch 9, sc in next ch-space] 9 times, ch 4, tr in next chspace (last ch-4, tr counts as a ch-space).
Rounds 4 and 5: [Ch 11, sc in next ch-space] 9 times, ch 5, dtr in next ch-space (last ch-5, dtr counts as a ch-space).
Round 6: Repeat Round 3.
Round 7: Repeat Round 2.
HEART (make 1 each with A, B, and C)
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), 4 dc in 3rd ch from hook, turn—5 dc.
Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as first dc here and throughout), dc in first dc, dc in next 3 dc, 2 dc in top of beginning ch, turn—7 dc.
Row 3: Ch 3, dc in first dc, dc in next 5 dc, 2 dc in top of turning ch, turn—9 dc.
Row 4: Ch 3, skip first dc, tr3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3, sc in next dc, ch 3, tr3tog over next 3 dc, ch 3, slip st in top of turning ch.
TIE (make 1 each with A, B, and C)
Ch 150. Fasten off.
Weave in ends. Sew heart to center front of mesh cover. Weave tie through spaces of last round of mesh cover. Insert soap into mesh cover and pull on ends of tie to tighten cover over soap. Tie ends into a knot or bow.
ABBREVIATIONS: ch = ch; dc = double crochet; sc = single crochet; st(s) = stitch(es); tr = treble crochet; [ ] = work directions in brackets the number of times specified; * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated.