Quick Reversible Cables mini class

Cables are a great way to add patterns and interest to simple knitting, but they only look good from one side of the fabric. Or do they? Come learn this easy trick for working some types of cables reversibly. This is the perfect technique for cushy blankets and scarves.

Skill level is advanced beginner.
Prerequisites: Should be able to work 1×1 ribbing. Should already have experience with basic cables.

Maximum 20 students.

mini workshop

Students receive a handout in booklet form.

No materials fee.

Using your favorite cast-on for 1x1 ribbing, cast on 56 stitches and work a few rows in 1x1 ribbing to establish pattern. Leave yarn attached and stitches live on the needles. Note: If you are a tight knitter, please go up a couple needle sizes, as this fabric will pull in and you’ll need some slack to be able to cable comfortably.

homework swatch live on the needles
class yarn (smooth, non-splitting, light or bright or medium color)
needles to work that yarn in ribbing
cable needle

No special needs for the room set up. A whiteboard or flip chart is nice to have but not need to have. Room set-up should be tables and chairs either facing forward or in a U-shape.

This is an abbreviated version "Ribbles" and "Easy Reversible Cables" taught at:
North Georgia Knitting Guild, twice in February 2014, Lebanon GA;
Elements of this class were taught in “Doctorate in Double Knitting” at Southeast Fiber Forum 2015, Gatlinburg TN.
This class has been taught at:
Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair 2019, Fletcher NC.

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