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Larger Soap Sack (5" x 6") with tie for Millie's Soup Kitchen

These are to hold a regular sized bar of soap, small hand sanitizer and a couple of face masks

Copyright 2021 Beverly A. Qualheim 

Abbreviations: Rnd = round; Ch = chain; sl st = slip stitch; dc = double crochet

Less than 1 oz crochet cotton. 
Size H hook (5 mm)
Size = Approximately 5" across the middle, and 6" tall.

soap sackStarting at the base of the soap sack...

Rnd 1: Ch 3 (does not count as a stitch),  make 11 dc inside that first chain. Join with a sl st in top of 1st actual dc of previous round (not into the ch 3). (11 dcs)

Rnd 2: Ch 3, dc into the base of the Ch 3. * 2 dc in each dc around. (22 dcs)
Join with a sl st in top of 1st dc of previous rnd.

Rnd 3:
Ch 3, dc into the base of the Ch 3. * 1 dc in next dc, 2 dc in next dc,  Repeat from * around making sure to dc into the last stitch and the base of the ch 3. (34 sts)

Rnds 4 - 10: Ch 3 and make a dc in the base of the ch 3, then dc in each dc around, joining with a sl st in the top of the 1st dc of the previous round.  (Do NOT dc into base of the ch 3 of the previous round). 27 dcs

Round 11:  *ch1, HDC into next st. Repeat from * around top of the soap sack.  Sl st into last st.  

TIE :  chain 65, end off.  Weave in and out of the stitches in round 11.  Tie into a bow, that can be used to hang up the soap sack.

Please go to ] for mailing address, or check with your local soup kitchen or shelter to see if they need some of these  ♥.