1 skein Brown Sheep Burly Spun 132 yards. (Yarn Substitute: En-core Mega or Rowan Big Wool)
1 Pair purse handles (wood)
US Size 17 needles
(If you would like your cables to be more pronounced use a US size 15 needles)
Approximately 1 1/2 yards of ribbon.
1 spare knitting needle (This will be used to hold your stitches when you are completing the cable. You could use a double pointed needle.
1 - Yarn Needle
Finished Measurements: 15 inches in width and 8 inches in height.
Cast on 50 stitches.
Row 1: (WS) K3, P2, *K3, P6, K3, P2*, Repeat from * to * 2 times to the last 3 stitches, K3.
Row 2: (RS) P3, K2, *P3, K6, P3, K2*, Repeat from * to * 2 times to the last 3 stitches, P3.
Row 3: Repeat row 1.
Row 4: Repeat row 2.
Row 5: Repeat row 1.
Row 6: P3, K2, *P3, C6B, P3, K2*, Repeat from * to * 2 times to the last 3 stitches, P3
Row 7 – 36: Repeat rows 1 – 6 five more times.
Row 37: Repeat row 1.
Row 38: Repeat row 2.
Row 39: Bind off in pattern.
1. Attach the first handle by whip stitching around the handle through the cast on row.
2. Attach the second handle by whip stitching around the handle through the bind off row.
Please Note: You can line your bag before seaming up the sides or after. This is personal preference only.
3. Fold bag in half and seam up the sides.
4. Line your bag and attach a magnetic or Velcro closure.
5. Cut your ribbon approximately 46 inches long.
Tip: You may want to add fray check to the ends of your ribbon to keep it looking nice.
Weave ribbon behind the K2 stitches on either side of the cable and tie in the front of the bag. (You can refer to the picture of the bag for proper placement.)