In this fun, hands-on workshop, learn how to knit unusual cable patterns that look great on both sides. By the end of class, you’ll amaze yourself (and everyone else) with fabrics that have completely different cables on each side!
Technique Requirements: Knit/purl; cast on/bind off; cables; chart reading
#1: With a light-colored worsted-weight yarn, preferably wool, and size 8/5mm needles, CO 32 sts. Work K1 P1 Rib for 1"/2.5cm. Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yd of yarn still attached. #2: With a light-colored worsted-weight yarn and size 8 needles, CO 30 sts. Row 1 (RS): Slip the first 2 sts with the yarn in the back, p1, [k2, p2] 6 times, k1, p2. Repeat Row 1 until the piece measures approximately 1"/2.5cm. Slip sts onto holder, keeping approximately 20 yd of yarn still attached. #3: Same as #2.
Supplies for Class:
Three homework swatches with the yarn still attached; two size 4/3.5mm or 5/3.75mm dpn; safety pin or split ring marker; sticky notes.