Cabled Bag (Sac à Torsades)
Beautiful bag in classic knitted cables. Measures approx. 16 inches (40.5 cm) wide by 8 inches (20.5 cm) tall, excluding handles. Shown in Patons Canadiana Aran (#00104) knit using sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 6.5 mm (U.S. 10-1/2) needles. (Patons Yarns)
Skill Level: Intermediate
Patons Canadiana (100 g/3.5 oz) or
Patons Classic Wool (100 g/3.5 oz) or
Patons Decor (100 g/3.5 oz)
Sizes 5 mm (U.S. 8) and 6.5 mm (U.S. 10½) knitting needles or size needed to obtain tension.
Pair of round purse handles 8 ins [20.5 cm] in diameter.
Panel Pattern A: 11 stitches, 8 rows
Panel Pattern B: 8 stitches, 16 rows
Panel Pattern C: 18 stitches, 32 rows
Sides are worked in seed stitch. Beginning and ending rows are worked with a single strand of yarn. Body is worked with 2 strands held together.
Some construction required to finish.
French and English instructions are included in pdf download (November 2006).
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Similar pattern Fashion Cable Knit Bag works up to a different size.