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Cable Knit Soap Sachet

Cable Knit Soap Sachet

It can be such a hassle to bring soap anywhere. How are you supposed to transport it? Not to mention the soap itself slipping and sliding around in the tub. A Cable Knit Soap Sachet is the perfect remedy for all that ails you. This small knitting project is also a great introduction to cable knitting patterns, as the small amount of cabling will teach you how to cable knit without tiring you out. Try knitting them in your friend's favorite color for a gift, or knit them in a pure, clean white instead of the classic green.

Intermediate

Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm

Yarn Weight(4) Medium Weight/Worsted Weight and Aran (16-20 stitches to 4 inches)

Gauge1 stitches, 2 rows, 3 inches. stockinette stitch

Materials:

  • Willow Yarns™ Sudsy (85% cotton/15% polyester; 100g/175yd) 732189-0014 Asparagus - 1 ball
  • US size 6 (4mm) straight needles or size needed to obtain gauge
  • Cable needle
  • Yarn needle
  • Size G-6 (4mm) crochet hook

 

Measurements:

Width: 3 3/4" (9.5cm)

Height: 5" (12.7cm)

 

Abbreviations:

beg: begin/beginning

BO: bind off

ch: chain

cn: cable needle

CO: cast on

k: knit

p: purl

pat: pattern

rep: repeat/repeats

RS: right side

sl: slip

st/sts: stitch/stitches

St st: Stockinette stitch

WS: wrong side

yo: yarn over

 

Gauge: 20 sts x 24 rows = 4" (10.2cm) in pat. Save time, check your gauge.

 

Stitch Guide:

C4L: Sl 2 sts onto cn, hold to front, k2, k2 from cn.

C4R: Sl 2 sts onto cn, hold to back, k2, k2 from cn.

 

seed st: (multiple of 2 sts)

Row 1 (RS): *K1, p1; rep from * across.

Row 2 (WS): *P1, k1; rep from * across.

Rep Rows 1-2 for pat.

 

Instructions

CO 42 sts.

P 1 row.

 

Beg Cables

Row 1 (RS): K1, work 6 sts in seed st, C4L, C4R, work 12 sts in seed st, C4L, C4R, work 6 sts in seed st, k1.

Rows 2 and 4: P1, work 6 sts in seed st, p8, work 12 sts in seed st, p8, work 6 sts in seed st, p1.

Row 3: K1, work 6 sts in seed st, k8, work 12 sts in seed st, k8, work 6 sts in seed st, k1.

Rep Rows 1-4 until piece measures 4" (10.2cm), ending with a WS row.

Eyelet Row (RS): K3, yo, *k4, yo; rep from * 8 more times, k3 - 52 sts.

Starting with a WS row, work 7 rows in St st.

P 1 RS row.

BO all sts.

 

Finishing

Fold piece in half and sew bottom and side seams. With crochet hook, make a 16" (41cm) ch for drawstring.

Weave in ends. Thread drawstring through eyelet row.

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I love this cable knit, it would be a perfect gift bag as well as a soap sachet, you could change colours in between and make it white and red for Christmas, make people's presents a little more personal than a shop bought bag, I think I will give this a go, I think my friends and family would love it!

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