Basic Cables
Date & Time
Saturday, April 13, 2024, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM



Cables are an absolute blast to work! There are endless cable variations and they can be incorporated into any knitted project. From socks to blankets, cables are plentiful and will never go out of style! Learn how to make several different types of cables, read a written pattern with cable abbreviations, and a chart with cable symbols. Learn the properties of cables, when to use them, and a few tips on how to fix mistakes in cables.

Yarn Track
Students must be able to work back and forth between knits and purls easily.
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Required Kit Contents:
No required kit.
Supplies Students Must Bring

Students should bring smooth worsted weight yarn in a light color (preferably not white – cream is okay). At least 50 yards will be plenty. 16-inch circular needle or straight needles that match with your yarn. Yarn suggested is Cascade 220 Superwash Merino (Link: Needle suggested for this yarn is a size 7. Scissors, pencil, paper for notes, cable needle, and locking stitch markers. Something to help you keep track of your charts – either highlighter tape or post it notes are recommended. (For your cable needle – if you don’t know what type to use, I recommend the U-Shaped version. Link:

No homework required.
Skill Level
Optional Kit Contents
No optional kit.
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Pattern URL/Details
No pattern purchase required.
Pattern Cost