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Power Cables: The Ultimate Guide to Knitting Inventive Cables

Power Cables: The Ultimate Guide to Knitting Inventive Cables
by Lily M. Chin
Publisher: Interweave Press
ISBN: 1596681675

Reviewed By Caitlin Kavanaugh, Editor for


Expert knitter Lily Chin shares her cable expertise in this easy-to-understand book. Inside Power Cables, you’ll find cable charting systems, tips for making the perfect cable without a cable needle, the best yarns for various cable patterns and ideas for designing your own cable patterns. Essentially, you’ll know all there is to know about the cable stitch! Once you learn the basic skills to accomplish the different cables, Chin provides 15 easy and original patterns for you to get plenty of practice. From pullovers to jackets and bags, you’ll be able to put a cable twist on every pattern you can think of.

Lily Chin doesn’t just provide you with the knowledge of creating a cable stitch, but she also shows you how to put those skills into practice. Both regular and reversible cables are covered in this book, as well as the best method for integrating them into your own designs. Cables may seem intimidating at first, but Power Cables: The Ultimate Guide to Knitting Inventive Cables will take out any frustration that can sometimes appear during the learning process.

The Honeycomb Cable, Celtic Braid and Shadow Diamond Cable are just a few of the techniques Chin shares in this stunning, must-have book.

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