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Fish Soap Holder / Scrubber


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What a nice gift, with a lovely scented bar of soap! Knit this openwork holder in shape of a fish. Easy to knit! The openwork helps the scent pour through. Use the soap holder as a scrubber in the bathtub, and it will dry quickly because of the openwork design. Make lots of these in cotton crochet thread, and knitting needles, US # 8. Finished size is about 51/2 inches long, with soap in it. It may depend on size of soap you use, for finished size. Make one for each of your knitting guild members! GAUGE 13 sts. = 2 inches and 5 rows = 1 inch SUGGESTED YARN 90 yards of Lace weight COLORWAY Knitter's Choice

Supplies Needed

  • Cotton crochet thread, about 90 yards, divided into 2 separate equal balls. 1 pr. U.S. #8 needles, plus 1 bar of soap (note that the oval shape soap bars fits best. Small amount of any washable yarn for eyes. Optional: ribbon for tie, about 10 inches long.. Optional , size G crochet hook for tie

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