Easy Crochet Soap Saver Pattern

Soap Saver Free Crochet Pattern

Crochet Soap savers, sounds like a strange idea right? But actually, they’re really useful (and so pretty)! This is a beginner crochet pattern. You only need single crochet stitches and increases for this crochet soap saver pattern. You don’t even need to know how to decrease to make these adorable crochet soap cozies. I guide you through every step with detailed step-by-step photos.

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Soap Saver Crochet Pattern FREE

Why use crochet soap savers?

These cute little easy crochet soap savers have 2 distinct uses:

  • Use them for travel to carry your soap and shampoo bars around so you don’t get soap all over your toiletries
  • Use it as a washcloth with integrated soap. The acrylic yarn prevents the sock from felting or losing shape with hot water and is just scratchy enough to give you a little scrub at the same time. You can make them in cotton yarn if you prefer a soft touch.
Crochet soap saver free and simple pattern

Great crochet gift idea!

You like to gift soaps? Make these cute little pouches to gift them in. They work up in no time and add a lot of personality to your gift. Plus, no need for wrapping paper which helps the planet too.

A crochet soap saver pattern size for every soap

Unfortunately there is no standard sizes for soaps, especially the nice artisanal ones come in all shapes and sizes. Looking at the soaps I usually use, I’ve designed the easy crochet soap saver pattern in 2 sizes.

  • Small for soaps up to 4.5cm by 6.5cm by 2cm / 1 ¾” by 2 ½” by ¾” 
  • Large for soaps up to 7.5cm by 11cm by 4cm / 3” by 4 1/3” by 1 1/2” 

If you need a bigger soap sock, you can add a few rows of increase. If you look at the difference between the small and large size, you’ll quickly see how to adjust to your desired shape.

You can also use thinner or thicker yarn to adjust the size.

Grab the PDF soap saver crochet pattern for convenience

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Before you Start the Crochet Soap Saver Pattern Free


The materials you’ll need for this cute crochet soap saver are:


The Soap Sock pattern comes in 2 sizes:

  • Small for soaps up to 4.5cm by 6.5cm by 2cm / 1 ¾” by 2 ½” by ¾”
  • Large for soaps up to 7.5cm by 11cm by 4cm / 3” by 4 1/3” by 1 1/2”

Abbreviations & Instructions

This pattern follows US notations

  • st = stitch
  • sc = single crochet
  • ch = chain
  • inc = increase = make 2 st in the same stitch
  • dec = decrease = make 1 st from the next 2 st
  • miss 1 = skip 1 stitch

Repeat instructions between ** the indicated number of times or until the end of the round.

Each stitch is worked in a separate stitch unless specified otherwise.


The gauge for this pattern, in rows of sc and dc is 20 st by 22 rows for a 10 cm by 10 cm square (4” by 4”).

The Actual Crochet Soap Saver Pattern

With a 3.5mm / US 5  hook and main color yarn Ch 5 +1,

Work around the starting chain. The entire pattern is worked in the round, in spiral. No slip stitch at the end of each round.

Round 1: Sc 4, 3 sc in the same st, sc 3, inc (12 st)

Round 2: inc, inc, sc 3, inc, inc, sc 4, inc (17 st)

Round 3: inc, inc, sc 6, inc, inc, 7 sc (21 st)

Round 4: 2 sc, inc, 6 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 7 sc, inc (25 st)

For the small size, skip to round 7.

Round 5 : inc, 2sc, inc, 8 sc, inc, 2 sc, inc, 8 sc, inc (30 st)

Round 6: inc, 3 sc, inc, inc, 8 sc, inc, inc, 3 sc, inc, inc, 9 sc (37 st)

Round 7 – 8: sc around

Switch to contrast color yarn

Round 9 – 11 : sc around

Switch back to main color yarn and repeat rows 7 to 11 once for the small size, twice for the big size.

Make 2 more rounds of sc in the main color.

With 2 strands of the main color and one strand of the contrasting color make a 35cm / 13.75″ braid.

Work a last row of sc over the braid as follows: Sc 6 st for the small size / sc 8 st for the large size, let the end of the braid out, skip one st and keep working over the other side of the braid.

Finish the round over the braid.

Fasten off and weave in the ends.

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