Hello friends! In today’s tutorial, you will learn a quintessential knitter skill- How to Knit Cables. This is an easy-to-master technique- if you know how to knit and purl I’ll teach you the rest!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED :
- Knitting Needles: The yarn I’m using called for a US size 11, 9mm needle. I’m using a Bamboo Knitting Needle from this set.
- Cable Needle
- Yarn : I’ve used Wool Ease Thick and Quick in Fisherman colorway here.
HOW TO KNIT CABLES: YOUTUBE VIDEO
Click on the video box below or head over to my YouTube Channel and enjoy this tutorial video https://youtu.be/gT1R_bKtSwo
How to Knit Cables Tutorial:
Cast on 12 stitches
Row 1 and 3: Knit
All Even Rows: K3, P6, K3
Row 5: Cable Row: K3, Slip next 3 stitches onto Cable Needle and place in front of work, K3, Slip the 3 stitches from Cable Needle back onto the left knitting needle, K6
Repeat these 6 Rows repeatedly to knit your cables!
Cable Knit Pillow Pattern:
This pattern was designed as part of the 24 Days of Quickies event hosted by Marly Bird! I’m so excited to be participating in this annual event again this year!
Supplies needed: One skein Wool-Ease Thick and Quick yarn, Size11- 9mm circular or straight needles large enough to accommodate stitches, Cable needle, Felt cut to measure 14.5 by 28.5 inches, Crochet hook, Fairfield Poly-Fil Lumbar Pillow form measuring 14 by 28 inches.
Today’s post is part of the Fairfield World Pillow Party! All of my crafty friends have created unique covers for the same 14 by 24 inch sized Lumbar Pillow. Check them all out starting here.
MORE PROJECTS TO TRY:
- Chunky Knit Blanket Pattern
- Basic Granny Square Pattern
- One skein Crochet Scarf that you can make in just 3 days!
I hope you found today’s How to Knit Cables tutorial useful friends! If you have any questions, drop a comment below and let’s chat.
In conclusion, Knit Cables add a wonderful texture and design element to any project and once you master how to knit cables you will start seeing them everywhere!
Thank you for being here today and spending some creative time with my friends! I’m so thankful for your kind words and support.
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