Power Cables

by Lily Chin

Paperback, 2010






From simple to sculptural, the original cable patterns explored in this must-have resource create a foundation of techniques for designing signature knitwear. Basic twisted stitches, complex interpretations of cables, reversible cables, adding texture and color, turning stitches around, constructing cables with I-cord, and wrapping stitches to create the illusion of cables are some of the integrated techniques detailed in this guide. Contained within are more than 15 original cable patterns for pullovers, jackets, bags, socks, and accessories. Also included is information on a new charting system for predicting cable behavior as well as tips on cabling without a cable needle, choosing the best yarns for specific cable effects, and designing original cable patterns.… (more)


Interweave (2010), Edition: First Edition, 176 pages

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LibraryThing member BeaStokes
I have never met Lily Chin but I think she's wonderful. She is a knit and crochet designer and a teacher of these crafts. Her classes always fill up at national events. This book is a long time coming. Ms. Chin introduced reversible cables to the knitting world sometime ago. This book has all sorts
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of cable knitting techniques. I already have flags all over the book for projects and techniques!
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