Bagette

Skill Level: 
Easy
Project Type: 
Bags
Designer: 
Berroco Design Team

 

Bagette, knit in Ultra® Alpaca, is a combination of ribbing and a seeded stitch with a button detail.

One size

 

Size

Approximately 8” across x 7” high (Not including handles)

 

Materials

1 Hank Berroco Ultra Alpaca (100 grs), #6200 Light Gray

Straight knitting needles, size 10 (7.00 mm) OR SIZE TO OBTAIN GAUGE

2 Double pointed knitting needles, size 8 (5.00 mm)

One 1” button

Tapestry needle

1 Pair (2) 8" black patent leather handles with a 4" dowel set and 1/2" finials from Homestead Heirlooms

 

Gauge

20 sts = 4”;  26 rows = 4” in Pat St

TO SAVE TIME, TAKE TIME TO CHECK GAUGE

 

Note

Bag is made from the top down

 

Pattern Stitch (Multiple of 3 sts + 1)

Row 1 (RS):  Purl.

Row 2:  K1, * p1, k2, rep from * across.

Rep these 2 rows for Pat St.

 

Bag

With straight needles, cast on 102 sts.

Row 1 (RS):  K2, * p2, k2 rep from * across.

Row 2:  P2, * k2, p2, rep from * across.  Rep these 2 rows until piece measures 2  3/4” from beg, end on WS, inc 1 st at end of last row – 103 sts.  Work even in Pat St until piece measures 9” from beg, end on WS.

Next Row (RS): Bind off 99 sts – 4 sts.  Sl these 4 sts onto one dpn and make I-Cord as follows:

Row 1:  * K4, do not turn work.  Slide sts to beg of needle to work next row from RS.  Rep from * until cord measures 4”.  Fasten off.

 

Finishing

Sew side edges of bag tog.  This will be the center front.  Fold bag flat and sew bound-off edge tog with I-Cord on one end.  Sew free end of I-Cord to the opposite end of bottom seam forming a loop.  Sew button to center front seam at bottom of ribbing.  Button I-Cord loop around button.  Position one handle on center front of bag and sew to cast-on edge with tapestry needle.  Repeat with the other handle on back of bag.