Cables are a popular technique used in many knitting patterns to create interlocking turns and twists. Cables may look difficult or confusing, but give them a try and see for yourself how easy they can be. In this single 2 hour class let us show you how to make a simple cable pattern and perfect your technique using a cable needle. We will talk about the structure of a cable stitch, how to read a cable pattern and see what one looks like on a chart.
Supplies: Yarn: Worsted weight yarn, the sample is 95 yds (you will need at least 400 yds if you are making a scarf). Needles: size 8 and a corresponding sized cable needle.
Prerequisites: You must be able to do these without assistance: Cast on Bind off Knit and purl in the same row. Read a written knitting pattern.
Homework: Be sure your to have your supplies and your Alamitos Bay Yarn Company yarn wound, if necessary, before the day of class.
Note: Class and workshop fees can be credited to your account or transferable up to two weeks before the start of the class. We cannot credit accounts or transfer after that.
Class size is limited and masks may be required.
Learn how to knit a cable using a cable needle and how to read a cable pattern.
Pattern given at class.
Have yarn purchased from Alamitos Bay and supplies (stitch markers, tapestry needle, scissors, cable needles etc) and yarn wound if needed before class.
Must be able to cast on, bind off, knit and purl in the same row and read a knitting pattern without assistance.
Sandra has been teaching Fiber Arts for over 20 years. She is a Certified Therapeutic Fiber Arts Instructor with emphasis in Special Education. She uses an student driven approach allowing each person to learn at their own pace.
How to Knit a Cable
$ 30.00 Price does not include class supplies. Supplies must be purchased from the shop prior to the first day of class.