Cabled Shoulder Bag by Belinda Boaden

Cabled Shoulder Bag

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January 2009
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 20 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch, using 5mm needles
US 8 - 5.0 mm
580 yards (530 m)
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Errata available:

The pattern uses the Turkish cast on, for which there are many tutorials available on the internet, one being here:

It is entirely possible to knit without the Turkish cast-on, but you would need to sew the bottom of the bag closed.

The cables for the bag are charted, not written out row-by-row.

Finished size in given yarn is approx. 37cm wide, by 9cm deep by 27cm tall.