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Sunday 02/24/2013, 8:30 am - 11:30 am
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Look, Ma, no cable needle! with Melissa Leapman
Want to knit an Aran pattern lickety-split? Learn to cross your cables without a cable needle. After some hands-on practice in class, you'll wonder why those pesky little things were ever even invented!
Sharp scissors, notebook, pen or pencil with an eraser, stitch markers, blunt tapestry needles (large and small), flexible tape measure, small calculator, and needles & crochet hooks of various sizes.
Swatch 1 With smooth, light-colored, #4 (worsted weight) yarn (preferably wool but definitely NOT cotton) and size 8 needles, cast on 25 sts. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Slip sts onto holder.
Swatch 2 As Swatch #1 except cast on 24 sts.
Swatch 3 As Swatch #1 except cast on 34 sts.