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6026
Friday 02/20/2015, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Skill Level
Intermediate

Class Hours
3

Teacher
Melissa Leapman

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Colorful Cables with Melissa Leapman
Savvy knitters know that cables add beautiful texture to knitted fabrics without much effort. Just imagine the awesome effects you can achieve by incorporating colorwork into them! Discover several easy ways to make cables even more exciting and fun-to-knit.

Supplies
Homework swatches with yarn attached and needles used; extra white or cream-colored and 3 or 4 bright colors of smooth, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn; one 3.75mm/US 5 double pointed needle.

Homework
Make 5 swatches with light-colored (preferably off-white), smooth, #4 (worsted-weight) yarn and 5mm/US 8 needles as follows:
Swatch 1: Cast on 17 stitches. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Do not cut yarn; slip stitches onto holder.
Swatch 2: Cast on 28 stitches. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Complete as Swatch 1.
Swatch 3: Cast on 28 stitches. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Complete as Swatch 1.
Swatch 4: Cast on 42 sts. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Complete as Swatch 1.
Swatch 5: Cast on 26 sts. Work k1, p1 rib for 1". Complete as Swatch 1.