First Time Cable Knitting (Paperback)
Step-by-Step Basics Plus 2 Projects
Quarry Books, 9781589238800, 32pp.
Publication Date: December 15, 2014
Let Carri Hammett untangle the mystery and allure of cabled knitting for you!
Knitted cables are intriguing patterns of stitches that crisscross, twist, and braid their way up through the knitted fabric. Their texture and depth have a uniquely magical allure.Though surprisingly easy to master, cabling is an intermediate level skill that opens up a vast realm of possibilities for knitters--a boon for every knitter!
This 32-page booklet covers, in great detail, all the basics about knitting cables. Step-by-step instructions, photos, charts, and sample swatches make it easy to learn this exciting knitting method. Yarn shop owner and author Carri Hammett's clear writing and a crystal-clear format ensures success for beginners and intermediate knitters alike.
Learn how to read charted cable patterns as well as directions that are written out row by row with abbreviations. Explore seven different cable patterns and experiment with a variety of cabling maneuvers and patterns. Complete instructions for two fun projects - a laptop cover and a cozy pillow - incorporate these cable patterns. Don't miss this comprehensive addition to your knitting library!
About the Author
Carri Hammett is the original owner of Coldwater Collaborative, a gem of a yarn shop in Excelsior, Minnesota. Carri loves to collaborate with both her customers and her readers as together they express their love of knitting and expand their knitting knowledge and skill. She is the author of Mittens and Hats for Yarn Lovers; Scarves and Shawls for Yarn Lovers; Ready, Set, Knit Cables; and Knitting 101.