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Dad’s Soap On A Rope – Free Pattern

Do you remember the old soap on a rope your grandpa or dad used to get every year? I had the thought of how to recreate a reusable version of those, and came up with a pattern similar to a soap saver but less bulky, Dad’s Soap On A Rope!

Quick and simple Dad's Soap On A Rope Free Crochet Pattern.

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Soap On A Rope

When deciding what yarn to use for this pattern I knew I wanted something a bit more sturdy than cotton. I went with Patons Hempster. It has a bit less stretch and even seems a bit more ‘manly’!

I was trying to design this so there wouldn’t be too much “rope” since traditional soap on a rope is just rope hanging from soap, it took a few tries as I was trying to make it so the soap also wouldn’t fall out when it got smaller.

My husband took the soap on a rope for some trial runs for me, and just loved it! He did use it for the life of the soap and it managed to stay in there the whole time too.

He liked that it was less “girly” than the other soap savers I have made and he said the “soap to rope ratio was perfect for just a bit of scrubbing power“.

Overall, he was very pleased and thought the fact it was made with hemp was a fun addition to the overall make!

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Dad’s Soap On A Rope Pattern

Materials

Difficulty

Easy

Gauge

Not critical

Size

Finished dimensions laid flat: 4.5″ high x 2″ wide

Pattern Notes

  • US Terminology
  • All ch2 do not count as a stitch
  • Fit on a bar of soap will be snug, it will stretch with the weight of the soap and when wet
  • To make larger, you can go up hook sizes
Quick and simple Dad's Soap On A Rope Free Crochet Pattern.

Dad’s Soap On A Rope

The Pattern

Ch 9

Rnd 1: 2 hdc in 2nd ch from the hook, hdc in the next 6 chs, 3 hdc in the last ch, continue down opposite side of ch, hdc in next 6 chs, 1 hdc in the last ch, join to the 1st hdc with sl-st, ch2 (18 hdc).

Rnd 2: Dc in the same st as the ch2, ch 2, *sk 2 sts, dc in the next, ch 2* repeat around, join to the 1st dc with sl-st, ch2 (6 dc).

Rnd 3: Dc in the top of the the first dc of previous row, ch2,* sk ch-sp, dc in the next dc from previous row, ch2* join to the 1st dc with sl-st, ch2 (6 dc).

Rnd 4-6: Repeat Rnd 3.

Rnd 7: Dc in the first st,*dc in the ch-sp, dc in the next st* repeat around, join to the 1st dc with sl-st, tie off (12 dc).

Rope Drawstring

ch 51

Sc in 2nd ch from hook, and each ch across, tie off (50 sc).

Weave the drawstring through the top round on dc, use yarn needle to sew ends of the drawstring together, tie off and weave in all ends.

I hope you enjoy Dad’s Soap On A Rope!

Quick and simple Dad's Soap On A Rope Free Crochet Pattern.

All Set!!

There you have it! Your very own Dad’s Soap On A Rope!

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Xo,

Ashley

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