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This 8ply bag features plaited cable panels on the body of the bag and two plaited cable handles.
The body of the bag is worked in one piece then the side seams are sewn. The handles are knitted then sewn lengthwise to make a double fabric which is both sturdy and soft.
The bag can be fastened with a zip or press studs.
Bag width: 35cm [13¾ ins].
Bag height (approx, excluding handles): 25cm [10 ins].
Yarn required: Panda Domino 8ply, 5 x 50g balls.
Needles required: A pair of 4.00mm [UK 8, US 6] knitting needles.
Wool needle for sewing up.
Also required: A cable needle; a 35cm [13¾ ins] zip or 3 press studs.
Tension: 22 sts and 30 rows to 10cm [4 ins] over stocking st, using 4.00mm needles.
Stitches used: Stocking stitch and plaited cable.
Pattern rating: Easy.
Pattern price: $4.99