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  • Learn 5 types of cables that act as foundations to create elaborate patterns
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Explorations In Cables

with Patty Lyons
Bring eye-catching cables and luxurious texture to your knitting. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques, become empowered to knit cables with confidence.

Hone the skills to knit four included projects featuring marvelous cables: three scarves and a shaped cable and lace hat. Once you're finished, you'll be ready to knit the three graduation projects you'll find in your course materials. During class, certified knitting instructor Patty Lyons will dash your pattern and chart-reading fears as she demystifies abbreviations and symbols. Then, learn the foundations of cabling, before you start stitching! Patty will guide you through six swatches, helping you get comfortable with asymmetrical and symmetrical cables, traveling stitches, right and left twists, braids and compound cables. You'll even learn to cable without a cable needle, so you can see the cable cross before you've knit. Plus, Patty will teach you blocking basics and all the troubleshooting information you'll need.

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Lesson plan


Lesson 1. Introduction to Cables

  • Meet Patty and learn about yarn selection, yarn texture and various tools you'll need to create beautiful cables.


Lesson 2. How to Read Charts & Patterns


Lesson 3. Right & Left Crosses


Lesson 4. Cabling Without a Cable Needle


Lesson 5. Traveling Stitches & Compound Cables


Lesson 6. Blocking & Scarf Patterns


Lesson 7. In-the-Round Explorations


Lesson 8. Graduation Projects


Lesson 9. Bonus: Fixing Mistakes

"I LOVE this class! I'm not only new to cable knitting but to knitting itself and am now knitting cables with no trouble. I wasn't sure I could do this but Patty makes everything so easy. I love how she shows everything in both styles of knitting, I find the throwing style easier for me to knit. ... She makes you feel like you can knit anything. Due to her teachings I am now able to knit from a chart, text and even by reading my own knitting."
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