Advanced Beginner Lesson – Cabled Ear Warmers

In addition to cabling, this lesson includes the provisional cast on and three needle bind off, which create a beautiful finished seam when connecting the ends of an infinity scarf, cowl, or these ear warmers. You’ll need heavy worsted weight or light chunky weight yarn; I’ve used the both the Cascade Yarns Baby Llama ChunkyContinue reading “Advanced Beginner Lesson – Cabled Ear Warmers”

How to Knit Cables

In this video you’ll learn how to knit cables. You’ll either need a cable needle (two different shapes are shown in the picture above) or can simply use a double pointed needle. Your pattern will tell you the “recipe” for the cables you’re going to knit. As a general matter, you will slip some stitchesContinue reading “How to Knit Cables”

Vancouver Fog Fingerless Gloves Pattern

I love, love, love this Vancouver Fog Fingerless Gloves pattern! One Christmas I made a pair of these for all the women in my family. It’s a great pattern for practicing cables as well as the circular tubular cast on for 2×2 rib and Jenny’s stretchy bind off. The pattern includes both short and longContinue reading “Vancouver Fog Fingerless Gloves Pattern”

Cables with a Twist Ear Warmers Pattern

The pattern for Cables with a Twist Ear Warmers is a great one for learning to do cable knitting. It’s a small project that knits up quickly using chunky yarn, and the finished ear warmers are beautiful. They also make a great present – perhaps a stocking stuffer. I like to use the provisional castContinue reading “Cables with a Twist Ear Warmers Pattern”