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Technique Corner June 20, 2016

In this video Lucy demonstrates two great techniques for cable knitters: how to count rows, and how to cable without a cable needle.

The first technique, counting rows, provides a very simple way to count the number of rows in a cable repeat, or to determine how many rows you have left to work until the next cable row.

The second technique, cabling without a cable needle, will take a little practice, but if you follow Lucy’s instructions in this video you’ll soon have it mastered and you’ll be amazed at how much faster and more easily you are able to work cable crosses!

For more videos like this, see Lucy’s Cabling playlist.

Julia Watt (on Ravelry: Julia Watt; my Etsy store: LanesEndKnots)

Is there a topic or question that you would like to see Lucy cover in future YouTube videos? Please post your suggestions in the comments section.

For more Tutorials, Patterns, Books and the “Learn with Lucy” DVD series, visit Lucy’s website.

Lucy’s Craftsy Classes: Foundations of Double Knitting, My First Socks and Fearless Knitting – Empowering Techniques for Every Knitter.

WEEKLY PATTERN SALE:  Lucy’s Almost Saintly Socks pattern is half-price ($4.50CAD) until June 22!



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