Video Knitting Course: Mastering Cables
Anyone can knit cables - just cross your stitches according to the chart or pattern. But you'll need the best tips and tricks learn to cable easily and efficiently.
In this cabling-for-beginners class, you'll learn to cable with or without a cable needle, follow a cable chart, and fix common and not-so-common cable-knitting mistakes. All while knitting a fashionable pair of super-bulky legwarmers with buttons.
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Guest Blog Post: Workshop With Cookie A: Stitch PatternsBy Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns / March 25, 2011 / 9 Comments
Sock designer Cookie A.’s tips for modifying stitch patterns for your own designs. Especially helpful when adding a cable design to a sock or anything with ribbing. I can’t wait to try this tip on my next cable-design pattern! Read Post »
Blog Post: How To Knit Reversible CablesBy Liat Gat – Founder / Cables, World Travels / September 18, 2011 / 7 Comments
Reversible cables are made with ribbing so that there is no “wrong side” to the project. This means a reversible-cabled scarf will look fabulous on both sides. Combine your ribbing skills with cabling to knit projects like this Palindrome scarf. Read Post »
Guest Blog Post: Workshop With Cookie A: Adding Stitch-Patterns to SocksBy Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns, Lace, Socks, Top-Down Socks / April 1, 2011 / 4 Comments
Three professional tips for adding cables, lace, or other stitch-patterns to your socks, including combining multiple stitch patterns, checking to see if the socks will come out too big or too small, and heel-flap design tips. Read Post »
Blog Post: How To Knit Mock CablesBy Liat Gat – Founder / Cables, World Travels / July 15, 2011 / 3 Comments
Mock cables are similar to real cables in that the stitches twist around each other. However, with mock cables you just knit into the second or third stitch on the needle, then the second or first, and so on. It’s a “cheat” cable with an interesting look all its own. Read Post »
When I wore these bulky cabled legwarmers in New York City, they were turning heads left and right. You don’t need UGGs to be cool. Just knit these fabulous, cabled, knee-high knitted boot covers. Finish off with oversize buttons and a twisted-cord tie. Pattern includes cable chart.
Cable Chart Symbols
See full list of cable symbols on CraftYarnCouncil.com
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Recommended Notion: Cable Needles by Brittany Needles
Cable needles help hold stitches to the front or back of your work while cabling. While you can knit cables without them, and I prefer to, using cable needles when you are just learning to cable makes everything easier.
Testimonial: Really Easy to UnderstandIn regards to: Cabled Legwarmers
I am very glad I got this Cable Knitting e-book. Reading patterns is hard for me but Liat goes step by step and makes it really easy to understand. Anyone that wants to learn cabling this is the e-book to get and the price is great. thank you Liat