Tuesday, March 7, 2017

ColourSpun In Stitches - Mock Cable


This is a great way to add a cable effect to your knitting without using a cable needle, which makes it quick and easy too.

You will need:
ColourSpun – Yarn of your choice available from www.colourspun.com
Knitting needles to suit your yarn

Abbreviations
C/on cast on
C/off cast off
K knit
K2tog knit the following 2 stitches together
P purl
Sts stitches

Instructions
C/on a number of stitches divisible by 8
Row1: (K3; P2; K3) – to end
Row 2: (P3; K2; P3) – to end
Row 3: Repeat row 1
Row 4: *P3; (K2tog; leave stitches on the left-hand needle; K into the 1st stitch again and slide both off needle); P3* - repeat from * to * to end of row.
These 4 rows make the pattern, knit until your work reaches the desired length.
C/off

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