Cable Check Bag
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 2 skeins Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® yarn, Wheat
- Size 6 knitting needles
- Cable needle
- Large-eyed blunt needle
- Two 7" circular bamboo bag handles
GAUGE: 27 sts + 32 rows = 4" in Cable Check pattern. CHECK YOUR GAUGE.
STITCH EXPLANATION: 3/3 RC (3 over 3 right cross) Slip 3 sts to cable needle & hold in back of work, k3 (next 3 sts from left hand needle), k3 sts from cable needle.
PATTERN STITCH: Cable Check (multiple of 12 sts + 6)
DIRECTIONS: Rows 1 (RS): P6, *k6, p6; rep from * across.
Row 2: K6, *p6, k6; rep from * across.
Rows 3 and 4: Rep Rows 1 and 2.
Row 5: P6, *3/3 RC, p6; rep from * across.
Rows 6-11: Rep Rows 2-4 twice.
Row 12: Rep Row 1.
Row 13: 3/3 RC, *p6, 3/3 RC; rep from * across.
Rows 14 and 15: Rep Rows 1 and 2.
Row 16: Rep Row 1.
Rep Rows 1-16 for Cable Check pattern.
BAG: Cast on 90 sts. From Row 1 work Cable Check pattern until piece measures 18" from beginning. Bind off.
FINISHING: Fold 1" along bound-off edge to WS & around 1 handle; sew in place. Rep along cast-on edge with 2nd handle. Fold Bag in half, RS together. Sew side seams, leaving last 2" at handle edges unsewn. Weave in ends. Turn Bag right side out.
ABBREVIATIONS: k= knit, p = purl , rep = repeat, RS = right side, st(s) = stitch(es), WS = wrong side