Saturday 02/25/2017, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Infinite Cables with Karen Frisa
Do you love working standard cables but want to try something different? Rather than starting at the bottom of a piece and going all the way to the top, infinite cables begin out of nowhere and end before the top of the fabric. These cables, also called circular cables, continuous cables, and closed-ring cables, are unusual but make striking designs. We will learn to make both rounded and pointed beginnings and endings while working on a bag in class.
Note: Students should be comfortable working standard cables.
About 100g of smooth, light-colored, worsted-weight yarn; waste yarn for provisional CO; needles to give a somewhat firm fabric; cable needle; stitch markers; something to mark your place on a chart.
Using a provisional method, CO 69 sts. Leave a tail of working yarn about 15" long for sewing side seam. After working yarn sts are on your needle (not waste yarn sts), work 3 set-up rows as foll:
Row 1: (WS) P1, place marker (pm), k16, p4, k16, pm, p1, pm, k30, pm, p1.
Row 2: Sl 1, p30, sl 1 pwise with yarn in back, p16, k4, p16, k1.
Row 3: Sl 1, k16, p4, k16, p1, k30, p1.
Leave yarn attached and bring to class.