Saturday, February 22, 2014

Mock Cabled Cowl

This beautiful texture can be created easily- without the use of a cable needle. These mock cables have a great twisted appearance. 

I used one skein of Red Heart Soft in Turquoise with size 8 circular needles. 
Co 252. Join, and place marker. 
Row 1,2,4: *p4, k3*, repeat from * to * to end. 
Row 3: *p4, sl 1 knit wise, kfb, k1, slip slipped st over kfb stitch and knit stitch*, repeat from * to *'to end.
Repeat rows 1-4 until desired width is achieved. 
Co loosely, following the rib pattern. 
Here is a close up of the twists. My scarf is 5"x 60". 
Enjoy!
Xoxo, Alyssa 

6 comments:

  1. Thank you for these interesting instructions. I am going to try to make them both the cowl scarf and the baby booties. Thanks you again

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  2. Looks amazing, can't wait to get the stitches on my needles.

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  3. I don't have a a cicular needle...can i knit it on normal needles?

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  4. OK - KFB - then knit one - then slip previously slipped stitch over KFB AND knit st?? You apparently are losing 2 stitches every time you do this because you're slipping OVER your increased stitch??? Help!!! I despise cables and this is beautiful - I SO want to do this!

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    1. When you slip the stitch you only lose one stitch. To match this, there is an increase, the kfb. This way, the number of stitches stays the same.

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