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Olga Buraya-Kefelian - Novelty Cables

  • The Risk Factory 20 New Mart Rd Edinburgh EH14 1RL (map)

We all love the look of cabled knits but some of them can be quite complex to execute! In this class you will be presented with something beyond the traditional cable knitting, you will be introduced to 5 other novel options of creating cables! Some will be very easy and some will be using several novel techniques. Besides learning these techniques, you will also be guided about their best use and numerous tips and tricks about this basic representation of 3D knitwear!

Level: Intermediate

Skills needed: need to know how to cast on, bind off, knit, purl, increase, decrease, pick up stitches

Materials to bring: Yarn - 2-3 colors of 200 yds of worsted weight yarn for swatching
Needles - US 6 (4 mm) needle and US 7 (4.5 mm) needle
Cable needle
Crochet Hook Size F (3.75 mm) or G (4 mm)
Tapestry needle

Any "homework"?: none

Class size: 16

Earlier Event: March 24
Maddie Harvey - Next Level Shawls