Loveland, CO

Double-Knitting Cables (Knitting)
Instructor: Alasdair Post-Quinn
Thursday, March 28, 2019
6:00 PM-9:00 PM
Hands on Workshop
Embassy Suites Loveland
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $125.00
You may think that double-knit cables aren’t as flexible as standard cables or that you can’t use negative space to allow the cable to travel across a background. But Alasdair has developed a way to do double-knit cables that is elegant and clever and opens up new possibilities for the technique.

Canyon Maple C
  • Student Maximum: 20
  • Skill Level and Technique: Knitting, Advanced
  • Prerequisite: Previous experience in modern (two colors at once) double-knitting required — you should either have taken Alasdair’s Introduction to Double-Knitting workshop in person or started the Craftsy class, or have recently done some other double-knitting colorwork on your own or in another workshop. You should also be comfortable with single-layer cabled knitting; (without a cable needle is a big bonus but not vital) and working from charts.
  • Homework: If you’re not already familiar with my cast-on, please learn it before the workshop so we can move right into new techniques. ​You can find a video tutorial on Youtube at Also, please bring a sample or photo of your previous double-knitting work, if handy.
  • Supply List: 2 solid colors (one light, one darker) of plain yarn in the sport to DK weight range and a pair of straight or circular needles in the proper size or a size larger. You should also bring a U-shaped cable needle; spares may be available for a small fee.
  • Kit: $1-$3 Kit Fee payable directly to instructor.

    Handout and optional U-shaped cable needle.
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