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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How to Read a Cable Chart
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 »
Blog Post: Cable With Confidence Class On Sale Now! 40% Off Through August 31, 2022By 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 »
Free Pattern: Bulky Cabled Legwarmers with Buttons – Super-Bulky Weight
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"
Free and Premium Videos
Cabled Legwarmers – Pattern WalkthroughFree Video
How to Read a Cable ChartFree Video
Keep Track of Where You Are on a Cable ChartPremium Video
Cabled Legwarmers – Rows 1-4 (Stockinette Stitch)Premium Video
Cabled Legwarmers – Rows 5-6 (Cable Set-Up)Premium Video
Understanding Cable AbbreviationsPremium Video
T3L and T3R With a Cable NeedlePremium Video
T3L and T3R Without A Cable NeedlePremium Video
How to Work Even on a Cable ChartPremium Video
Easy 2-Row ButtonholePremium Video
C4R With A Cable NeedlePremium Video
C4R Without a Cable NeedlePremium Video
Cabled Legwarmers – Rows 13-24 (Continue Pattern)Premium Video
When You Forget to CablePremium Video
Mistakes When Cabling Without a Cable NeedlePremium Video
Correcting A Stitch That Looks Out of PlacePremium Video
When You Forget to Do ButtonholePremium Video
When You Forget What Row You’re OnPremium Video
C4L With A Cable NeedlePremium Video
C4L Without A Cable NeedlePremium Video
How to Bind Off in PatternPremium Video
How to Sew on Buttons and Weave in EndsPremium Video
How to Make a Twisted-Cord TiePremium Video
Reversible Cables – How to Knit the Palindrome Scarf Without a Cable NeedleFree Video
The palindrome reversible cabled scarf is a great intermediate cabled scarf. Here’s how to do the “C8F” cable without a cable needle!
Cabling Tips – Removing Rows, How to Know What Row You’re On, Etc.Premium Video
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.
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.