Cables

FO - Seed Stitch and Cable Bag in Patons Shetland Chunky

Project – Seed Stitch and Cable Bag
Patons Pattern Library - Free Pattern
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace

A simple project, this bag, but that doesn't mean I can't find a way to make mistakes.

This time, it was the sewing.

I was so focused on what I was going to do

All Sewn Up- FO

Project – Fading Cables Pullover
Patons Pattern Book #500872 – Next Steps Six – Learn to Cable
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Cherry
Blogger – YoElizbo

It is funny how knitting a sweater goes. You knit and knit and knit, and slowly the pieces begin to pile up. And then suddenly, you don't

It’s just progress

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

Sometimes posting about knitting progress is like watching water come to a boil. It ain’t all that exciting.

Although I will say that the Roving

Finishing My Cable & Seed Stitch Bag

Project – Seed Stitch and Cables Bag
Patons free pattern (download here)
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in Lilac Lace
Blogger – JDKnits

With the knitting all done on my Cable & Seed Stitch bag, I went out and picked up some brocade fabric to line it.

Ridin' Shotgun

As I've been working on my Fading Cables Pullover, I've kept looking for ways to speed this project along. You see, here in Seattle fall has arrived, earlier than usual and this has put me in a sweater sort of mood. So I've been knitting a couple of hours each evening and as much as I can squeeze into my

Loving the Patons Classic Wool Roving

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

Seriously cool yarn

I have got to get more of this yarn. It’s a nice reasonable bulky weight, it’s not super tightly twisted and

Swatching

Project – Fading Cables Pullover
Patons Pattern Book #500872 – Next Steps Six - Learn to Cable
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool in Cherry
Blogger – YoElizbo

Some people might just call this two sleeves. I call it swatching.

I am such a lazy sack when

Roving my way through

Project – Felted Cable Bag (free download)
Yarn – Patons Classic Wool Roving in 77404 Orchid
Blogger – knittinjen

The Felted Cable Bag is knit flat and sewn before felting but I decided to convert it to knit in the round. Since

Cables, Cables and More Cables

Project –  Cozy Cable Blanket
Bernat Pattern Book #530199 Baby Gifts
Yarn – Bernat Baby Cakes in Bonnet Blue
Blogger – Teresaknits

The cables are coming along – slowly. I love how they're different from the typical ropey

Icy Blue Yarn for Hot Summer Days

We've been having more than our share of hot summer days in the Midwest, which means my knitting days are limited. Who wants to sit down with heavy, bulky yarn and stitch away when the temperatures and humidity are so high? Not me – until I got my hands

Cable Sweatered Sisters!

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

Yay!  My sister and I both finished our cabled yoke sweaters!  Aren't they beautiful? :)

Loving Our Cabled Yoke Sweaters :)

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

I am SO in love with the way my Cabled Yoke Sweater is coming along.  Just beautiful!

Trouble with Picking Up Stitches

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

I've been knitting for about seven years now, and have learned a lot in that time.  Mostly, because I knit so much.  I mean, I am ADDICTED to

Warm Cardigan for Breezy Days

Project – Cable Yoke Sweater
Bernat Pattern Book #530197 – Cold Front
Yarn – Bernat Roving in 00103 Lazuli
Blogger – Shandeh

Yeah, I know.  Winter is OVER.  Warmer weather is here.
But, I'm a chilly girl sometimes...especially on windy evenings.  So, it's nice to have a pretty cardigan

Pleating my case

With the blocking done, I was finally able to start assembling the Cable Car Coat. Shoulders first. Next, the cuffs. Did I mention that roughly 26" of sleeve needs to squeeze into each 16" cuff? The directions simply say, "Pleat sleeve at top seam to adjust length to fit cuff. Sew cuff in position."

Well, I thought I'd pleated it,

Presto Chango

Project – Carmela's Cardigan
Patons Pattern Book #500860 – Top Down Classics
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds in Sea Ice Tweeds
Blogger – YoElizbo

As I said last week in my post, The ABCs of a Bad Knitter, I made the commitment to reknit my Carmela's Cardigan, so that means I had

The ABCs of A Bad Knitter

Project – Carmela's Cardigan
Patons Pattern Book #500860 – Top Down Classics
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds in Sea Ice Tweeds
Blogger – YoElizbo

I started Carmela's Cardigan with great enthusiasm and knit like a madwoman because it was such a cool project and sadly, spring is here and there would be

Last Blast of Winter

Project – Carmela's Cardigan
Patons Pattern Book #500860 – Top Down Classics
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky Tweeds in Sea Ice Tweeds
Blogger – YoElizbo

This time of year all I want is a warm sweater. Never mind that my magnolia is blooming, the daffodils are up, and despite the unseasonably warm weather

Some Assembly Required

Project – Cable Car Coat
Patons Pattern Book #500872 Next Steps Six – Learn to Cable
Yarn – Patons Shetland Chunky in 03210 Rich Teal
Blogger – K1Paula2

Now that I've got all the main sections completed (yay!), I need to block the front panels, collar and cuffs and re-block the back (yes,

Little Miss Twists

Project – Cable Car Coat
Patons Pattern Book #500872 Next Steps Six – Learn to Cable
Yarn - Patons Shetland Chunky in 03210 Rich Teal
Blogger – K1Paula2

Here's the danger of getting too comfortable with cable patterns:

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