A beautiful twisting cable design made using Berroco® Elba.
Diamond Cable (33-st panel) Row 1 (RS): P12, 4/1/4 RPC, p12. Row 2: K12, p4, k1, p4, k12. Row 3: P10, 4/2 RPC, k1, 4/2 LPC, p10. Row 4: K10, p5, k1, p1, k1, p5, k10. Row 5: P8, 4/2 RPC, [p1, k1] twice, p1, 4/2 LPC, p8. Row 6: K8, p4, [k1, p1] 4 times, k1, p4, k8. Row 7: P6, 4/2 RPC, [k1, p1] 4 times, k1, 4/2 LPC, p6. Row 8: K6, p5, [k1, p1] 5 times, k1, p5, k6. Row 9: P4, 4/2 RPC, [p1, k1] 6 times, p1, 4/2 LPC, p4. Row 10: K4, p4, [k1, p1] 8 times, k1, p4, k4. Row 11: P4, 4/2 LPC, [k1, p1] 6 times, k1, 4/2 RPC, p4. Row 12: Rep Row 8. Row 13: P6, 4/2 LPC, [p1, k1] 4 times, p1, 4/2 RPC, p6. Row 14: Rep Row 6. Row 15: P8, 4/2 LPC, [k1, p1] twice, k1, 4/2 RPC, p8. Row 16: Rep Row 4. Row 17: P10, 4/2 LPC, p1, 4/2 RPC, p10. Row 18: Rep Row 2.
Rep Rows 1–18 for pat. Rope Cable (8-st panel) Row 1: 4/4 RC. Rows 2 and 4: P8. Rows 3 and 5: K8. Row 6: P8.
Rep Rows 1–6 for pat.
Bag worked flat in one piece.
The worsted-weight yarn is worked at a deliberately dense gauge to give the bag body.
Work the different-color panels with separate balls of yarn, using the intasia method. At color changes, twist the new color around the color just used.
Cast on 16 sts B, 37 sts A, 4 sts B, 24 sts A—81 sts.
Work 6 rows in St st in established colors. Eyelet row (RS): Maintaining colors, k8, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k13, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k8.
Work 4 rows in St st. Inc row (WS): P8, [M1P, p1] 4 times, p20, [M1P, p1] 4 times, p1, [M1P, p1] 4 times, p28, [M1P, p1] 8 times, p8—99 sts. Set-up row (RS): With A, k4, p4, work 16-st Horseshoe Cable, p4, k4; p4 B; with A, k4, work 33-st Diamond Cable, k4; with B, p4, work 8-st Rope Cable, p4, k4.
Work even in established pats until 6 reps of Diamond Cable are complete, then work Rows 1 and 2 of Diamond Cable panel. Dec row (RS): K8, [k2tog] 8 times, k28, [k2tog] twice, k1, [k2tog] twice, k20, [k2tog] 4 times, k8—81 sts.
Work 5 rows in St st. Eyelet row: K8, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k13, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k14, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, k2tog, k8. Work 5 rows in St st. Bind off.
Fold piece in half; sew side seams.
Cut 8 (1-inch square) pieces of denim fabric. Cut 2 very short slits (approx 1/4 inch) in each piece approx 1/2 inch apart.
Turn bag inside out, fold facings to WS, install magnetic snaps through eyelets using 1 denim square for each snap piece as stabilizer. Sew facings to inside of clutch. Weave in all ends.
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