Tunisian Bath Mitt/Soap Sack

Crochet, Project #104

I made this item for a relative who enjoys nice bath items. I added a really nice bar of L’Occitane lemon soap to round out the present.
Tunisian Crochet Soap Sack

Date completed: 8/23/06

Yarn: 2 balls Garnstudio Bomull/Lin held together —

  • Brown mix: 42% cotton/58% linen (50 g/1.75 oz, 85 m/93 yds), Color #7
  • Ivory: 53% cotton/47% linen (50 g/1.75 oz, 85 m/93 yds), Color #02, Natural

Crochet Hooks:

  • Size N-15 (10 mm) crochet hook with straight shaft, used to work the body in Tunisian Crochet
  • Size G-7 (4.5 mm) hook, used to work the trim

Gauge: 3 bars (2 sts) and 2.5 rows = 1″

Pattern: Modified from a pattern in One Skein: 30 Quick Projects to Knit and Crochet by Leigh Radford. I also used some instructions from the crochetme site.

Finished size: 4.5″ wide x 6.25″ tall

Leftover yarn: 1.9 oz/52 g (used 48 g)

Notes: Wind the two yarns together into one ball. Hold yarn double throughout.
Tunisian Crochet is all worked on one side. Do not turn your work; the right side always faces you. Each row is worked in two parts: a forward part and return part.