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DROPS 98-54 by DROPS Design

DROPS Bag with cable pattern in Eskimo

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DROPS 98-54

Size: approx 35 x 25 cm [13,75” x 9,75”]

Materials: DROPS Eskimo from Garnstudio
350g color no 14, charcoal grey

DROPS circular needle size 5 mm [US 8], or the size needed to obtain 15 sts = width 10 cm [4’’]

Knitting gauge: width of 15 sts in stockinette = 10 cm [4’’]

DROPS button no 536, 3 pcs

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NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in inches. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
Cable pattern: See diagram M.1 The diagram is seen from the right side.

Garter sts (on circular needle): knit 1 round, purl 1 round.
Garter sts (back and forth on needle): knit all rows.

Buttonhole: bind off 1 st and cast on a new st on next row.

Inc tip: Increase in front and back of first stitch, make one stitch, knit front and back of next 2 stitches, make one, knit front and back of next 2....til last 3 stitches knit front and back, make 1, knit front and back, make one, knit front and back. It comes up with 220 stitches in total.

Dec tip: When you dec from 220 to 75 you can knit 3 sts tog all around exept for once when you knit 2 sts tog, and 2 sts evenly are not knitted tog. Then you'll end up with 75 sts.


BAG: The bag is knitted in the round on a circular needle.
Cast on 88 sts using needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Eskimo. Knit 8 rounds in garter sts (see above). On the last round inc 132 sts evenly = 220 sts. Knit M.1.
When piece measures 18 cm [7’’] continue in garter sts, at the same time dec 145 sts evenly on the first round = 75 sts.
On the 8th round in garter sts make 3 buttonholes (see explanation above) at one side of bag as follows: K9, bind off 1 st for buttonhole, K8, bind off 1 st for buttonhole, K8, bind off 1 st for buttonhole, knit the remaining sts on round. Knit another 4 rounds in garter sts and bind off.

Strap: Cast on 6 sts on circular needle size 5 mm [US 8] with Eskimo. Knit garter sts back and forth on needle until strap measures 50 cm [19,75’’]. Bind off. Knit one more strap.

Assembly: Sew the bottom seam. Attach both straps to each side of the bag so that the strap is double. Note! Place the straps so that the buttonholes are on one side of the bag. Sew on buttons to match the buttonholes.

Diagram

knit
purl
put 3 sts on cable needle behind piece, K3, K3 from cable needle

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