Basic Cable Techniques photo
Class length
3 hours
Skill level
Class type
Supplies needed
1.75 oz (50 g) smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn
US 7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles (approximately 7" (18 cm) in length) AND 
Cable needle
Safety pins
Materials fee
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

Basic Cable Techniques

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.