Cable Sling Bag by Kelly Bridges

Cable Sling Bag

Knitting
January 2005
The Elegant Ewe's Custom Colors
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette Stitch on smaller needles, unfelted
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 8 - 5.0 mm
440 yards (402 m)
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This pattern has detailed cable and bobble making instructions and is great for beginner knitters! This pattern includes both charts and written directions. Bag is knitted in the round, then felted. Detailed felting directions are also included.

Size: Before felting, 20” around and 20” measured from top to beginning of base. After felting, approximately 16” around and 15” top to beginning of base. Strap approximately 28” after felting, assembled and with bag cinched closed.

SKILLS USED: Basics, shaping, cables, knitting in the round.

MATERIALS NEEDED: US#7 (4.5 mm) - 20” circular needle and set of 4 double pointed, US#8 (5 mm) - 20” circular needle, cable needle, stitch markers of at least 2 different colors, 1 yd of clothesline for felting process.