Cable Bag


Cable Bag Pattern


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Knitting: Cable Bag
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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details

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Women, Girls



Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Cast on
  • Knit and purl
  • Make cables
  • Increase and decrease
  • Bind off

Pattern Description:

This bag is good for any season of the year, but multiple
cable patterns, worsted weight yarn and white
color make it look cozy and “wintery”. You’ll definitely
get noticed with a bag like this.


10 cm (4”) x 10 cm (4”) = 17 stitches and 24 rows in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Height (excluding shoulder strap) 30 cm (11¾”); Width — 32 cm (12½”); Depth — 7 cm (2¾”); Shoulder strap — 73 cm (29”).


  • 5 balls of Knitca Woolly Warmth yarn, 100% pure wool, 50g /1.7oz, 100m / 110yds., color #0001 White
  • Straight knitting needles size 4mm (US size 6)

You Will Also Need:

  • 1 zipper 35 cm (13¾”) long
  • 2 x 40mm loops for connecting shoulder strap to the bag.
  • 50 cm (20”) of printed cotton fabric (width 90 cm (35½”)) for lining (optional).
  • Wool needle and sewing needle for finishing

Pattern Reviews

Pattern Reviews

Average Review (of 1 review)

sarahsigl2109913 on

Excellent Exciting project  February 5, 2014

The pattern was easy to read, very specific and accurate. I loved becoming entangled with the art of all of the different cables included in this pattern...quite hypnotizing! I don't have any experience with sewing in zippers so I continued on the middle cable pattern to create a tab and attached a wooden buckle. This was the first time that I had sewed onto a knit garment. I was surprised at how well it turned out and I actually went on to use part if this pattern to make a matching wallet!!! ...

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