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Around Town Bag
Lion Brand® Wool-Ease® Thick & Quick®
Pattern Number: 60332A

SKILL LEVEL:  Intermediate (Level 3)
SIZE: One Size
18 x 12 in. [46 x 30.5 cm] (excluding handles)



640-426 Wool-Ease Thick & Quick Yarn: Cabin Brown

Intense dark brown

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16 sts + 21 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Cable Pattern. 11 sts + 19 rows = 4 in. [10 cm] in Seed stitch. When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles. Making a Gauge Swatch
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.

2/2 RC (2 over 2 right cross)
Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in back, k 2, then k 2 from cable needle.

2/2 LC (2 over 2 left cross)
Slip 2 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k 2, then k 2 from cable needle.


Cable Pattern
Row 1: Knit.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl
Row 3: * K 2, 2/2 RC, rep from * to end
Row 5: Knit.
Row 7: * 2/2 LC, k 2, rep from * to end.
Row 8: Purl.
Rep Rows 1-8 for pattern.

Seed stitch (worked over an even number of sts)
Row 1: * K 1, p 1, rep from * to end.
Row 2: * P1, k 1, rep from * to end.
Rep Rows 1-2 for pattern.


Cast on 74 sts.

Purl 1 row.
Next Row: K 1, place marker, work in Cable Pattern across 72 sts, place marker, k 1.
Work in pattern as established and, AT THE SAME TIME, dec 1 st each end of center section every 8th row 7 times - 60 sts.
Work even until piece measures 12 in.

[30.5 cm] from beg, end with a WS row.
Next Row: Work 9 sts and place on holder, bind off 42 sts, work remaining 9 sts and place on 2nd holder.

Work as for back.

Sew side seams and lower seam.

At one side seam of Bag, place 9 sts from Front and 9 sts from Back holders onto needle.

Row 1 (RS): Knit, dec 4 sts evenly across row - 14 sts.
Work in Seed st until handle measures 11 in.

[28 cm] from beg.

Bind off.

Rep for second handle on opposite side of bag.

Sew handle seam.

Weave in ends.

beg = begin(s)(ning)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing)
hdc = half double crochet
k = knit
p = purl
rep = repeat(s)(ing)
RS = right side
st(s) = stitch(es)
WS = wrong side

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