Seed Stitch and Cables Bag

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Seed Stitch and Cables Bag

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Textured and cabled bag with a toggle closure. Shown in Patons Shetland Chunky.

Size

Single Size
Approx 9 x 11 ins [23 x 28 cm], excluding strap.
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Bag Measurements
Approx 9 x 11 ins [23 x 28 cm], excluding strap.

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Main Color (MC)

Shetland Chunky | Lilac Lace, 78310Edit Color
$21.87

Takumi Bamboo Single Point Knitting Needles 13"-14"

Size 8/5mm
$5.99

Plastic Straight Cable Needles

3/Pkg
$2.99

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The materials for this project cost $30.85

Abbreviations

C2B = Knit into back of 2nd st on left-hand needle, then knit first stitch, slipping both stitches off needle at same time

C2F = Knit into back of 2nd stitch on left-hand needle, then knit into front of 1st stitch, slipping both stitches off needle together.

C6B = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

C6F = Slip next 3 stitches onto cable needle and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cable needle.

RS = right side

Sl1P = Slip next stitch purlwise.

yb = bring yarn into back of work

yf = bring yarn into front of work

Details & Instructions

MEASUREMENTS

Bag Measurements
Approx 9 x 11 ins [23 x 28 cm], excluding strap.

MATERIALS

Cable Bag
Shetland Chunky (100 g/3.5 oz;136 m/148 yds)
Main Color (MC) Lilac Lace (78310) 3
Size 5 mm (U.S. 8) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension. Cable needle. Toggle.

GAUGE

17 sts and 22 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st.

INSTRUCTIONS

FRONT

Cast on 48 sts.
**1st row: (RS). (K1. P1) 4 times. P1. K1. P1. C2B. C2F. P1. K1. P1. K12. P1. K1. P1. C2B. C2F. P1. K1. P1. (K1. P1) 4 times.
2nd and alt rows: (P1. K1) 4 times. K1. P1. K1. P4. K1. P1. K1. P12. K1. P1. K1. P4. K1. P1. K1. (P1. K1) 4 times.
3rd row: (K1. P1) 4 times. P1. K1. P1. C2F. C2B. P1. K1. P1. C6B. C6F. P1. K1. P1. C2F. C2B. P1. K1. P1. (K1. P1) 4 times.
5th row: As 1st row.
7th row: (K1. P1) 4 times. P1. K1. P1. C2F. C2B. P1. K1. P1. K12. P1. K1. P1. C2F. C2B. P1. K1. P1. (K1. P1) 4 times.
8th row: As 2nd row. **
These 8 rows form pat.
Rep last 8 rows 6 times more, then 1st to 4th rows once. Cast off.

BACK
Cast on 48 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Front 7 times. Cast off.

FLAP
Cast on 48 sts.
Work from ** to ** as given for Front 4 times, then 1st to 4th rows once. Cast off.

STRAP
Cast on 8 sts.
1st row: (WS) *K1. yf Sl1P yb. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: *P1. yb Sl1P yf. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.
Rep last 2 rows until work from beg measures 68 ins [172.5 cm] ending with RS facing for next row. Cast off.

FINISHING
Sew Flap to Back. Sew ends of Strap tog. Placing ends at center bottom, sew Strap to sides and lower edge of Front and Back.
Twisted cord: Cut 2 strands of yarn 6 ins [15 cm] long. With both strands tog hold one end and with someone holding other end, twist strands to the right until they begin to curl. Fold the 2 ends tog and tie in a knot so they will not unravel.
The strands will now twist themselves together. Adjust length if desired. Sew to center of flap as illustrated. Sew toggle in position.