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My First Cable Project

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Irish Hiking Scarf

Created in this Craftsy class

Explorations In Cables taught by 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.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Pink hat
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Here are some details about my project:
Category Knitting
Type Accessory
Yarn Weight Worsted (10 ply)
Style Classic
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What needles did you use? US 8 / 5.0 mm / UK 6

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What materials did you use? 100% wool

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What are you most proud of? That I took a chance on a new technique and committed to make this scarf for a silent auction fundraiser, and got it done in 10 days! Thanks Patty-you are the best!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Be patient with yourself, take your time, and enjoy! Swatching and Blocking really really matters!

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Perfection! I hope the auction went well. I would certainly have bid! Did you block it in sections or do you have a method or set-up that accommodates a long piece? I agree; Patty's the best.

04/11/2014 Flag

Bette, I blocked it all once. I had enough space on top of my washer and dryer using stacked towels. I needed something at that height and it was a perfect fit!

04/11/2014 Flag

You are so welcome! Congrats, it looks fantastic.

04/14/2014 Flag

Very nice!

05/19/2014 Flag

This is one gorgeous scarf, congratulations! Where did you get the pattern?

06/01/2014 Flag

Thanks! On Ravelry, Irish Hiking Scarf pattern.

06/06/2014 Flag