By Sara Louise Harper

ISBN-10: 1564778185

ISBN-13: 9781564778185

Imagine cables are too difficult to grasp? Debunk that delusion this present day! Cabling is simply a chain of knits and purls. in case you can knit and purl, you have already got the root for making
gorgeous textured sweaters. a brand new knitting international will open up once you research the basics.

* liberate the mysteries of examining sew charts, utilizing cable needles, swatching, and masses extra with this newbie pleasant guide

* begin with the best stitches, after which movement directly to extra advanced innovations, one step at a time

* Knit up starter initiatives like pillows, scarves, and an afghan, after which stream directly to beautiful pullovers and cardigans 14 tasks in all

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Shown here: Quince & Co. lark (100% american wool; 134 yd [123 m]/50 g): #125 Carrie’s yellow, 2 skeins. S. 5 mm): 16" (40 cm) circular (cir) and set of 4 or 5 double-pointed (dpn). adjust needle size if necessary to obtain the correct gauge. S. size H/8 (5 mm) crochet hook; tapestry needle. GaUGe 27 sts and 32 rnds = 4" (10 cm) in Semolina Cable patt, unstretched. 5 cm) head circumference. Semolina Cable Pattern (multiple of 9 sts) Rnd 1: *K8, p1; rep from * to end. Rnd 2: *Sl 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, k2 from cn, k4, p1; rep from * to end.

Rnd 4: *P4, LT, RT 2 times, p4, sl 1 pwise wyb; rep from * to end. 88 sts rem. Rnd 8: *P2, RT 2 times, LT, p2, sl 1 pwise wyb ; rep from * to end. Rnd 9: *K1, RT 2 times, LT 2 times, k2; rep from * to end. Rnd 10: *P1, LT 2 times, RT 2 times, p1, sl 1 pwise wyb; rep from * to end. Rnd 11: *K2tog, LT, RT 2 times, ssk, k1; rep from * to end—72 sts rem. Rnd 5: *K5, LT, RT, k6; rep from * to end. Rnd 12: *P2, LT, RT, p2, sl 1 pwise wyb; rep from * to end. Rnd 6: *P6, RT, p6, sl 1 pwise wyb; rep from * to end.

I like the combination of the geometric checkerboard edging and the floral OXO border pattern that references the colorwork knitting traditions of Norway, Peru, Scotland, and the Baltics. In this instance, the X has a starlike quality. SHAPE CROWN Note: Change to dpns when there are too few sts to work comfortably on cir needle. Rnd 1: (dec rnd) With A, *k8 (9, 10), k2tog; rep from * to end—90 (100, 110) sts rem. Rnds 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10: Knit. Rnd 3: (dec rnd) *K3, k2tog; rep from * to end—72 (80, 88) sts rem.

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