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Steel And Cable

Cabled handbag

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Steel and merino, cable and stockinette, Laura Irwin and accessories - so natural. Make this bag, then get out your metal cutters; makes a killer strap with pieces of steel chain. We love a DIY girl.
Finished Size: 14 1/4" wide and 12 1/4" long, excluding handle
Yarn: Zitron Ecco (100% merino; 120 yd [110 m]/50 g): #117 camel, 6 skeins. Yarn distributed by Skacel
Yarn weight: #3 - Light
Gauge: 17 sts and 25 rows = 4" in St st with yarn doubled
Needles: Size 8 (5 mm) needles
Notions: Cable needle (cn); Two 3/4" Rectangle Rings; One 1" buckle; 3 feet of heavy chain for handle, cut in half; Two sets of pliers; Chain cutters; Yarn needle; Size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; Locking ring stitch markers (m)
Originally Published: Knitscene, Spring 2007

SKU: EP1174

Author/Speaker/Editor: Laura Irwin

Format: eProject