Friday, January 12, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Speakers

Melissa Leapman

Session Type:

3-Hour Class

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Teacher:

Melissa Leapman

Category

Cables, Tips & Techniques

Class Details:

Had your fill with traditional Aran cables? In this class, explore fun and unusual cables you've never seen before, from a dramatic two-color panel to a beautiful Celtic swirl and more!

Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; cables; chart reading

Homework:

#1: With a light colored worsted weight yarn, preferable wool, and size 8 needles, CO 25 sts. Work K1P1 Rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached. #2: With a light colored worsted weight yarn, preferable wool, and size 8 needles, CO 25 sts. Row 1 (RS): P2, slip the next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle, p9, slip the next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, k2, k2 from cable needle, p2. Row 2: K2, p4, k9, p4, k2. Row 3: P2, k4, p9, k4, p2. Row 4: As Row 2. Repeat Rows 1-4 twice more. Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached. #3: With a light colored worsted weight yarn, preferable wool, and size 8 needles, CO 22 sts. Work K1P1 Rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached. #4: With a light colored worsted weight yarn, preferable wool, and size 8 needles, CO 24 sts. Work K1P1 Rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yds of yarn still attached.

Supplies to Bring:

Four homework swatches with the yarn still attached; 20 yds of a worsted weight yarn that is darker in color than the one you used for homework swatch #3; size 8 needles; two size 4 or 5 dpn; sticky notes.

Day

Friday