Basic Cable Techniques (3 hours) (intermediate)


Class Description

Do you love those beautiful textures, but think cables are too difficult? Think again! Conquering cable knitting is simply a matter of knitting your stitches in the proper order. Right leaning or left leaning, back and forth or in the round, with or without a cable needle, Sarah will help you get it all sorted out. And while we’re at it, let’s demystify those wacky chart symbols, and whip a few mis-crossed cables into shape.

Techniques to be covered

  • Rope cables (knit over knit)
  • Traveling cables (knit over purl)
  • Flat vs. in the round
  • With or without a cable needle
  • Cable charts
  • Correcting mis-crossed cables

Supplies needed

  • 50 gm smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn
  • US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles (approximately 7″ in length)
  • Cable needle
  • Safety pins
  • Scissors