Category Archives: Celtic

Simple Cabled Scarf – Free Knitting Pattern

Free Cable Knitting Pattern – Reversible Cable Ribbed Scarf This free cable knitting pattern is a nice thick scarf featuring a “cabled rib” design that looks the same on both sides. If you’ve never knit cables before, this scarf is … Continue reading

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How to Knit a Cable Without a Cable Needle

So, how do you knit cables faster? How do you keep from losing the cable needle in between the couch cushions? The answer is: Lose the cable needle! Here is the simple technique I use for knitting cables without a … Continue reading

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Knit Triquetra Cable Chart

I’ve had a few requests for a cable chart for the Triquetra cable from my Triquetra gloves.  Well here it is… Click on the image to get a larger view. Here is the long awaited legend for this chart:

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IT IS FINISHED!!!

I finished my uber-cabley sweater tonight!  This is the biggest thing I’ve ever knit, physically and technically.  It took longer that I wanted it to, but I finished it in under a year.  Given that it is my first adult … Continue reading

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Flak, almost done

I’m not quite done yet. I’ve completed knitting on the body.  The only thing left to do is knit the neckline, and then tie up all the loose yarn. This is the first time, in many, many months that I … Continue reading

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Flak is getting close

Tonight, I finished the pattern knitting on this sweater.  I reduced for the ribbing, and knit two rounds of rib.  The only thing left to do now is knit two inches of ribbing at the bottom, then pick up and … Continue reading

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FLAK Update – My long term UFO

I’ve been working on my sweater for a long, long, long time now.  Now that I’m knitting and blogging again, I think it is time for a FLAK update.  I checked back to see what my last update was. WOW! … Continue reading

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FLAK is on track

The yarn arrived for my sweater yesterday.  I was so excited that I got right to work.  After taking some measurements, and some quick (and painless) math, I knocked out the shoulder saddles.  I can’t wait to get to work … Continue reading

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FLAK – Cable Swatch is complete

The cable swatch is one complete repeat (24 rows) of the center panel (right side of the photo) and one side panel (left side of the photo). Starting at the right is a 6 stitch wave cable, then a 4 … Continue reading

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Shannon’s Celtic Cable Hat finished

And it looks GREAT on her! This is my first “Girl From Auntie” project. I’m truly amazed by the quality of her design on this pattern. Not only is the pattern extremely well written, the charts are easy to follow … Continue reading

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