Cabled Sachet

Posted by Caroline Hershey

A simple but lovely knitted project, perfect for quick knitting and last minute gifts. Just fill with lavendar for a sweet, sweet fragrance.

Here’s the pattern I used for KnitXperience this fall when we were studying cables.

Cabled Sachet
50g ball Cotton yarn
Size 6 knitting needles 

Front Cross (FC): sl 2 sts to dpn and hold in front, p1, then k2 from dpn.
Back Cross (BC): sl 1 st to dpn and hold in back, k2, then p1 from dpn.

Close Braid Cable (from Barbara Walker)
Panel of 13 sts
Row 1: (Wrong side) K3, p4, k2, p2, k2.
Row 2: P2, FC, BC, FC, P2.
Row 3: and all subsequent wrong-side rows, knit all knit sts and purl all purl sts.
Row 4: P3, sl next 2 sts to dpn and hold in back, k2, then k2 from dpn; p2, k2, p2.
Row 6: P2, BC, FC, BC, P2.
Row 8: P2, k2, p2, sl next 2 sts to dpn and hold in front, k2, then k2 from dpn; p3.
Repeat Rows 1-8

CO 31 sts
Work 4 rows in 1×1 rib.
Begin Row 1 working cable over center13 sts. On either side of the cable work 7 purl sts and 2 knit stitches and on subsequent rows knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts for these sts on either side of the cable panel.
Repeat cable panel 5 times or as long as you want.
Repeat 4 rows rib.
Bind off.
Fill with lavender (may put lavender in small bag inside the knitted bag)

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