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Kootenay Arm Warmers Pattern

Free knitting pattern

Kootenay Arm Warmers Pattern

This is another incredibly easy pattern with cables. The seed stitch panel adds a fun bit of texture and gives the fabric an extra bit of stretch for comfort. The instructions include two sizes- fitted and loose.The pattern is a breeze to customize. Add more pattern repeats for a longer glove or less for a shorter one. If you are experienced in glove knitting, it is also quite easy to add in a thumb gusset if desired. I prefer my arm warmers thumbless as I work with my hands, and like to push my sleeves up rather than constantly take...

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Balfour Reflections Pattern

Free knitting pattern Hat pattern

Balfour Reflections Pattern

This comfortable, slouchy hat is a super easy knit, perfect as a first project for someone interested in trying cables. The gauge for this hat is rather flexible. I am a very loose knitter, so tight knitters may want to go up one or two needle sizes to make a more loose and comfortable fabric. I knit this up using some leftover Cascade Eco+ from a previous project. You should only need around 50g of heavy aran weight yarn. If you want to use a lighter yarn, like worsted weight, add multiples of 4 stitches to compensate for lost inches....

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How To Knit Cables (Without A Cable Needle!)

How to knit cables without a cable needle

How To Knit Cables (Without A Cable Needle!)

                                    Cables are down right delicious.   They add warmth and a special squishy softness that few other knit techniques can give. The stitches twist seductively around each other as if by magic. And who’s to say it’s not? But the magic isn’t in the knitting of the cables. The magic is in how freaking easy it is to knit cables. If you have ever been too intimidated to try them out, this is your lucky day. Oh, and throw away those cable needles. I’m going to show you how to twist these suckers without having to fumble and fuss...

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