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Adventure Cables: Brave New Stitch Crossings and 19 Knitting Patterns

Adventure Cables: Brave New Stitch Crossings and 19 Knitting Patterns

by Meghan Jones
Adventure Cables: Brave New Stitch Crossings and 19 Knitting Patterns

Adventure Cables: Brave New Stitch Crossings and 19 Knitting Patterns

by Meghan Jones

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Overview

Get ready for a mind-blowing adventure in cables! In this exploration of cable knitting, Meghan Jones goes way beyond the traditional cables of knit stitches crossing over purl stitches. Instead of stopping the overall patterning of the garment when she reaches the cables, she continues the stitch pattern through the cables, working lace, textures, colorwork, and even cables on top of other cables. It is truly an innovative approach to cables and one that will have you drooling over the possibilities. Meghan explains her cable-making process step by step, showing you how to work her charts and patterns. Once you’ve got the basics, you are ready to work her 19 patterns for sweaters, wraps, socks, and more using her inventive cables. The patterns are divided into five sections based on the type of stitch pattern that is being cabled: texture stitches, lace stitches, cabled stitches, mosaic stitches, and stranded stitches. Pull out those cable needles (or work without—Meghan shows you how and when you can skip the cable needles) and choose a pattern for your knitting adventure!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780811739498
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Publication date: 09/01/2021
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,059,348
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Meghan Jones has a BFA in Fibers and Textiles with graduating work on a Compu-Dobby loom and Japanese wax resist natural dyes, and past experience in painting, drawing, photography, and handcrafts. She lives and knits with her husband and their 4 children in the Inland Northwest where she tries to balance her love of knit design with nurturing a massive vegetable garden, cooking exciting meals, and parenting as intentionally as possible. Meghan has been designing knitting patterns for over a decade. She has worked extensively with magazines and yarn companies, and this is her first published book. In a twist of irony, she absolutely hated the only summer camp she was ever sent to and begged her parents never to send her back! This is not actually a secret to anyone who knows her, as organized activities are her nemesis and she would rather blaze a trail than follow a path. You can find more of her work at www.littlenutmegproductions.com and on Instagram @meghanjoneslnmp.

Table of Contents

Contents Author’s Note Introduction Skill Levels How to Read Knitting Charts How to Read the Adventure Cable Charts Working with Cable Needles Leaving the Cable Needle Behind Gauge, Alterations, and Sizing How to Pick Up Stitches around an Armhole Patterns Crossings with Texture Stitches Beacon Rock Socks Iron Springs Wrap Tutorial: How to Work an Slkyo Kitsap Pullover Thavis Shrug Crossings with Lace Stitches Pomona Shawl Odessa Tee Palouse Falls Shawl Tutorial: How to Work a Smocked Texture Stitch Tutorial: How to Work a 1/1/1 K1TBL/P1/K1TBL RC Bainbridge Wrap Crossings with Cabled Stitches Woods Creek Shawl Point Defiance Pullover Roxboro Mittens Goose Prairie Vest Tutorial: How to Work the AC1 and AC2 Seven Bays Cardigan Crossings with Mosaic Stitches Mt. Shuksan Cowl Tutorial: How to Work the Mosaic Adventure Cables without a Cable Needle Karamin Hat Enchantment Lake Cardigan Crossings with Stranded Stitches Birdsview Scarf Tekoa Mittens Ferndale Pullover Tutorial: How to Work the Stranded Adventure Cables with a Cable Needle Abbreviations Yarn Sources Huge Thanks to All My Gorgeous Models Camp Projects

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