Knit Purse with Shoulder Straps
SUPPLIES & TOOLS:
- 2 skeins Lion Brand Wool-Ease yarn
- Knitting needles, sizes 10 & 7
- Cable needle set
- Purse-n-alize it! Vinyl handles
- 2 yd ribbon for trim
- Basic knitting supplies: ruler/measuring tape, scissors, yarn needle
RC: Slip two stitches to cable needle and hold in back, knit 2, then knit 2 from cable needle.
LC: Slip two stitches to cable needle and hold in front, knit 2, then knit 2 from cable needle.
With larger needles, cast on 54 stitches.
Row 1: Knit
Row 2 and each wrong side row: Purl
Row 3: *Knit 2, RC, repeat from * to end.
Row 5: Knit
Row 7: *LC, knit 2, repeat from * to end.
Repeating rows 1 through 8, continue cable pattern for 9"ending in row 2 of pattern.
Switch to smaller needles to do Seed Stitch:
Row 1: *Knit one, purl one, repeat from * across row.
Row 2: *Purl one, knit one, repeat from * across row.
Repeat rows 1 and 2 three more times.
Knit final row and bind off. Make two.
Sew side seams and lower seam.
Stitch vinyl handles to top of bag.
Weave ribbon through cable "twists" and tie ends in bow. Trim.