Tuesday, July 15, 2014

WIPS: Sweater and Knitted Cable


Today on my needles I have my sweater and I also have my first knitted cable.  The sweater is coming along nicely, albeit slowly.  The braided cable is surprisingly simple!  Cables have intimidated me for a while, even though they are one of the main reasons I wanted to learn how to knit.  I finally decided to "just do it".  I had pinned this Braided Headband Pattern months ago and it looked easy enough so it has become my inaugural cable.

This past Friday and Saturday I crocheted a cute little hat that I can't wait to share with you.  It's a bulldog puppy.  (I was trying to follow a theme for a gift.)  I think it turned out pretty well.

I just finished reading Wicked, and gave my two cents, I'd love to hear your thoughts too!

As always, I will be sharing my Works In Progress at the following:

Frontier Dreams with Nicole
Work In Progress with Tami
Yarn Along with Ginny


Online Knitting Class

4 comments:

  1. Cables can be intimidating but it looks like you've mastered them beautifully.

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  2. Looking great! Cables scared the heck out of me too. My friend made me put them in my first sweater and I though I would cry. I'm glad she did though - it boosted my confidence.

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  3. The cable looks great. I felt intimidated by cables too, until I knit some cabled socks and realisedd that they are actually fairly straight-forward. What design is the sweater you are knitting - it looks really nice!

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  4. I was so intimidated by cables for so long and then when I finally tried them I was so pleasantly surprised by how simple the concept is. Good job taking the plunge!!

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