I use to use a shower puff until I discovered natural sea sponge for the shower. I got mine from look fantastic for $20. I have had mine for a 4 or 5 months and its still looks the same as the day I got it. Not sure as to how long they are suppose to last. But I really suggest that everyone give it a go and see how you get on. It feels very nice to shower with and also creates large amounts of foam if you have a foaming shower gel, unfortunately most of mine are not. For some reason I also like the thought of showering with something that was just cut from the ocean floor.
The original pattern () is as good or better than my alternatives, though may well take longer to get dry, but maybe if it is in constant use that doesn’t matter too much. Cotton shower puffs are soft on the skin but much harder to get to lather up so you know which bits you’ve washed! From my experience with dish cloths they should last a lot longer than the netting ones so although the original cost is greater, it would work out cheaper in the long run.
We have all heard how unsanitary and potentially dangerous using and reusing sponges can be, because of how they harbor bacteria and spread germs from place to place, but what about mesh shower puffs?
This Shower Puff is super simple to make…it makes up really quickly, although they do look time consuming. The large puff does seem to go on forever, but really works up quickly. Each puff will take about an hour
to make, start to finish. I used a pattern I found on Daisy Cottage Designs and she adapted her pattern from Ravelry. I did adapt and tweak this pattern here and there more to my liking! These little guys are great for gifts…birthdays, Christmas, just because!
Formerly known as Syzygy
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Calgary, AB
1987 ROW coupe, Marine blue, with a couple extra goodies.
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