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Cables Untangled: An Exploration of Cable Knitting by Melissa Leapman

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By Melissa Leapman

Appealing, difficult, flowing, mysterious, iconic—cable knit sweaters are all that and extra. they're vintage, trendy dresser staples. for plenty of folks, cables are the most cause we have been forced to benefit to knit within the first position. yet it’s essential to be an ultra-advanced knitter to even take into consideration knitting cables, right?

Not rather. In Cables Untangled, largely released writer, knitwear dressmaker, and instructor Melissa Leapman demystifies this perennially well known procedure, guiding the reader throughout the method step-by-step. whether you’ve mastered quite a few simple knitting ideas, you could end up attractive cables too!

A finished source booklet for knitters of all degrees, Cables Untangled gains over twenty cabled initiatives, from easy home goods to garments, model add-ons, and presents for nearly all people in your record. each undertaking is fantastically photographed and comprises important element pictures of each piece of cabled fabric.

In addition to the tasks, Cables Untangled comprises a useful Cable sew Dictionary, supplying you with the instruments to be a talented and artistic cable-knitter. additional assets include:

• A advisor to utilizing knitting charts and realizing their symbols

• A entire sew library of either conventional and strange rib, panel, and allover cable stitches, all basically photographed and observed through easy-to-use charts

• counsel for designing your personal tasks

Throughout the ebook, Leapman is dependent upon the recommendations she has built instructing her well known workshops—making the method effortless and enjoyable for a person.

Here’s the ebook that would convey your knitting to a complete new point, assist you galvanize friends and family along with your attractive creations, and open up a brand new international of inventive possibilities. undoubtedly, Cables Untangled is an crucial source in supporting you conquer—and enjoy!—cables. It’s the last word consultant for newbies and pro knitters alike.

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Cuff Change to smaller dpns and work K2, P2 rib for 2 (2, 2V2, 2Y2, 3} inches. $' ~ C\1 ~ 5% (6'12, 7, 7 1/z, 8)" ~ ;:_l:! ~ ~ 131 Bind off very loosely in rib. ~ C3F 5 CHART A 18 Continue in pat as established and 7 ....... 9-st panel Dec rnd: K1, k2tog, knit to last 3 sts, ssk, kl. (89, 93, 99, 103, 109 sts) Set up cable pat: K40 (41, 45, 47, SO), place marker, work Cable A over next 9 sts, place marker, k40 (41, 45, 47, 50). :;1 C4F ~ ~ ~ ~ Fi nishing Neckband With RS facing and using smaller 16-inch needle, knit 37 (41, 45, 49, 55) back neck sts from holder, pick up and knit 12 (13, 15, 17, 36'12 (40'/z, 44'/z, 48'12, 52'12)" c:::::: 38 (42, 46, 50, 54)" KN IT ON DOWN 57 This sweater proves that an interesting cable feature doesn't need to be difficult.

Dec row (RS): Kl, ssk, knit to last 3 sts, k2tog, kl. (84, 78, 82, 86, 92, 96 sts) 36 SWE ATERS FOR EVERY SEASON Bind off loosely. Body Transfer front and back sts to larger needle. With RS facing and using MC, knit across; do not join. Small, Medium, Extra-Large, 2X-Large, 3X-Large only Next row (WS}: Purl and inc 2 (inc 6, inc 4, dec 2, inc 2) st s evenly across. (146, 166, 196, 206, 226 sts) Large only Next row (WS): Purl. (176 sts) Work even in Wavy Garter Stand Stripe pat until body measures approx 13 (BV2, 14, 14Y2, 15, 15Y2} inches or 1 inch short of desired length from underarm, ending w ith Row 4 or 8 of pat.

182, 202, 222, 242, 262 sts) Work both sides of neck at once with separate balls of yarn. Work 20 rnds even. Row 1 (and all WS rows): Purl. Inc rnd: * K1 , M1 , work to 1 st before side Set up pat (RS): K10 (11, 13, 15, 16), place marker, work Cable A over next 9 sts, place marker, k9 (11, 12, 13, 14), M1 , k1; k1, M1, k9 (11, 12, 13, 14), place marker, work Cable A over next 9 sts, place marker, k10 (11, 13, 14, 16). (30, 33, 36, 39, 41 sts each side) Continue to work pat as established, working 56 Work even in pat as established until piece measures same as back, ending on same WS row as for back.

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