Cabled Braid Bread Warmer by Bekah Knits

Cabled Braid Bread Warmer

Knitting
November 2016
DK (11 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
US 7 - 4.5 mm
350 yards (320 m)
One size: 8” tall x 8.5” Base Diameter
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A cute and useful warmer to keep bread tasting fresh-out-of-the-oven good! Fill it a little, or a lot - the cables squish down or stretch out to comfortably hold bread, rolls, muffins, and more! A fun and unique gift for your favorite baker!

The Cabled Braid Bread Warmer is knit in the round from the bottom up. First knit the base and the decorative welt. Then, knit the cabled body and drawstring casing. Whip stitch the casing down and then pick up sts for the warmth flap. The pattern includes both charted and written instructions.

Techniques used: Knit, purl, increasing, working in the round, cabling, whip stitching.

Sizes:
8” Tall x 8.5” Base Diameter
(Fits 1 dozen rolls or 1 round loaf.)

Yarn:
Knit Picks Cotlin DK:
MC (Cream): 275 yds
CC (Brown): 75 yds

Needles:
US 5 DPNs (5), US 5 circular (16”), US 7 circular (16”)

Gauge:
Base: 6 sts and 8 rows = 1 inch in St St with US 5.
Body: 5.25 sts and 7 rows = 1 inch in St st with US 7.

Notions:
Tapestry needle, cable needle, safety pin