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Thursday, May 01, 2014

Soft Pineapple Soap Holder




Our pretty soap holder is the perfect accessory for the bath.  Quick to work up using Luster sheen for a soft finish with beautiful results.   It also makes a great addition to a bath basket too!  

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Soft Pineapple Soap Holder
Designed by: Cylinda Mathews

Materials:
1 (1.75 oz) ball Luster Sheen
Crochet hook size F (3.75 mm)

Finishing Materials:
1/3-yd (3/8" - 1/2" W) ribbon

Finished Size: 6" T x 5 1/2" W
Gauge: Not important to over all size

Skill Level: Intermediate

Special Stitches:
Shell: (2 dc, ch 2, 2 dc) in indicated st.

Pattern tested and model made by: Cylinda Mathews

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Holder: (Make 2)

Row 1) Starting at bottom: ch 4; dc in 4th ch from hook (first 3 chs skipped count as first dc), (ch 2, 2 dc) 3 times in same ch: 8 dc/3 ch-2 sps.

Row 2) Ch 5, turn work; shell in first ch 2 sp see special sts, ch 1, (dc, ch 5, dc) in next ch 2 sp, ch 1, shell in last ch 2 sp, trc in first dc on last row (first turning ch): 2 shells/1 ch 5-sp/2 dc/2 turning chs.

Row 3) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, ch 2, dc in next ch 5 sp, (ch 1, dc) 8 times in same ch 5 sp, ch 2, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 beg pineapple with 9 dc & 8 ch 1-sps/2 ch 2-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 4) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 1 sp) 8 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple with 7 ch 3-lps/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 5) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 7 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple with 6 ch 3-lps/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 6) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 6 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1pineapple with 5 ch 3-lps/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 7) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 5 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple with 4 ch 3-lps/2  ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 8) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 4 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple with 3 ch 3-lps/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 9) Ch 5, turn work (mark turning ch for later st placement); shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) 3 times, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch (mark turning ch for later st placement): 2 shells/1 pineapple with 2 ch 3-lps/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 10) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, (ch 3, sc in next ch 3 lp) twice, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple with 1 ch 3-lp/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 11) Ch 5, turn work; shell in next shell sp, sk next ch 3 sp, ch 3, sc in last ch 3 lp, ch 3, shell in last shell sp, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 pineapple/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 12) Ch 5, turn work; (shell in next shell sp) twice, trc in last turning ch: 2 shells/1 complete pineapple/2 ch 3-sps/2 turning chs.

Row 13) Ch 5, turn work; (2 dc in next shell sp) twice, trc in last turning ch: 4 dc/2 turning chs.

Row 14) Ch 5, turn work; sl st in turning ch. Fasten off; secure ends.

Joining & Edging:

Rnd 1) With both front and back held together, RS facing out; join thread to marked turning ch (working toward the bottom or base of pineapple) with a sl st; ch 1, sc through both pieces; (7 dc in next turning ch through both pieces, sc in next turning ch through both pieces) 3 times, (7 dc) in next turning ch through both pieces, sc in beg ch at base of pineapple through both pieces, (7 dc in next turning ch through both pieces, sc in next turning ch through both pieces) 4 times (bottom and part of both sides joined), (working in top piece only), (7 dc in next turning ch, sc in next turning ch) twice, (9 dc) in next turning ch, (sc in next turning ch, 7 dc in next turning ch) twice; join with a sl st in first sc, turning holder over to work in the back piece only, (7 dc in next turning ch, sc in next turning ch) twice, (9 dc) in next turning ch, (sc in next turning ch, 7 dc in next turning ch) twice; join with a sl st next sc. Fasten off; secure ends.

Finishing:

Insert soap. Cut ribbon in half. Tie one half to the bottom portion of pineapple and tie into a bow as shown in photo. Trim ends. With remaining ribbon, tie the top portion of both pieces together at top, after inserting soap. Tie into a bow as shown. Trim ends.

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5 comments:

crochet pro said...

What a great pattern!

crochet pro said...

Another great pattern! Cylinda is my favorite designer!

Cylinda Mathews said...

Thank you so much. I hope you enjoy working up the soap holder. :-)

Emily said...

How do you think it would work with Lion Brand cotton bon bons? I think I'm going to try.

Cylinda Mathews said...

I'm sorry I can't help you with the yarn. I'm unfamiliar with it but I do know that Red Heart makes a luster sheen. I'd love to hear feedback using the cotton bon bons!