Candy Cotton Bag

Materials:

2 50g skeins Cotton Tape.
1 pair 6mm straight needles.
2 5mm Double pointed needles.
Tapestry Needle for making up.

Tension:

16 1/2 sts x 21 rows per 10cm square.

Front:

Cast on 32sts.
St St 12 rows
St St 7 sts on either side of grid pattern below, reading K rows right to left and purl rows left to right.

St St 12 rows.
Cast off.

Work Back in same way.

Lace Flap:

Worked lengthways on 9sts.

Cast on 9sts.

1st row: cast on 2 sts, cast off 2 sts, leave st on right needle and K across rem 8 sts.

2nd row: K3, K2tog, yf, K2tog, (yf, K1) twice.

3rd row: K

4th row: K2, (K2tog, yf) twice, K3, yf, K1

5th row: K

6th row: K1, (K2tog, yf) twice, K5, yf, K1

7th row: Cast on 2 sts, cast off 2 sts, place st on right needle back on left, cast on 3 sts, cast off 3 sts, place st back on left needle, cast on 2 sts, cast off 2 sts, leave st on right needle and K across rem 11 sts.

8th row: K3, (yf, K2tog) twice, K1, K2tog, yf, K2tog

9th row: K

10th row: K4, yf, K2tog, yf, K3tog, yf, K2tog

11th row: K

12th row: K5, yf, K3tog, yf, K2tog

Rep this pattern three more times or to required length ending on a 1st row.

Strap:

With 2 5mm DPNs, Cast on 7 sts and commence i-cord pattern.

K across 7 sts, but instead of turning work, slip sts to other end of needle, K across the sts, every now and then pull on knitted work.
Cont in this way until required length is achieved.

Make Up:

I find it easier to wash and press pieces before making-up.

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