Albem by Melba Clapp
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April 2008
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
US 10 - 6.0 mm
US 10½ - 6.5 mm
3.5 mm (E)
645 yards (590 m)
10” across x 10” high (Not including strap)
This pattern is available for free.

Albem is a cabled bag with knitted handle, tassels and a button closure.


3 Hanks Berroco Ultra Alpaca (100 grs), #6285 Oceanic Mix

Straight knitting needles, sizes 10 (6.00 mm) and 10-1/2 (7.00 mm)

Crochet hook, size 3.50 mm (E)
1 Cable needle (cn)
One 1 1/2” button

Note: There are no gauge requirements for this project.

CABLE PATTERN (Multiple of 10 sts + 4) 4 rows

Pattern chart is provided.

Worked with 2 strands held together. Flap is closed with crocheted button loop.