Video Knitting Course: Cable With Confidence
Using a cable needle to create cables the traditional way can be painstaking. Learn to knit intricate cables with or without a cable needle so you can knit any cabled project FAST.
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Video Knitting Course: Charts Demystified
Charts are full of symbols that can be confusing and hard to remember. But they also allow you to knit complex patterns easily. With over 7 hours of video, our Charts Demystified video class teaches you everything you need to know about knitting from knit-and-purl, lace, cable, Fair-Isle, Intarsia, double-knitting, duplicate stitch, and Mosaic charts so that you can approach any charted pattern with confidence.
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Guest Blog Post: Workshop With Cookie A: Stitch PatternsBy Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns, Guest Posts / 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 / 8 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 »
Blog Post: How To Knit Mock CablesBy Liat Gat – Founder / Cables, World Travels / July 15, 2011 / 5 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 »
Guest Blog Post: Workshop With Cookie A: Adding Stitch-Patterns to SocksBy Alex Capshaw-Taylor / Cables, Designing Patterns, Guest Posts, 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 »
By Liat Gat – Founder / Cables, News / August 23, 2022 / No Comments
Cabling can be tricky. We teach you to cable with confidence so you can create beautiful, intricate cabled designs like a superstar.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
"cn" = "cable needle"
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The palindrome reversible cabled scarf is a great intermediate cabled scarf. Here’s how to do the “C8F” cable without a cable needle!
Here’s a bonus video with tips for cabling: How to remove two rows of your cable pattern and get the stitches back on your needles, how to know what row you’re on without writing anything down, how to know when it’s time to cable, etc.