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Stuart Hillard’s Cosy Cable Blanket Knitalong Part 3
Stuart Hillard’s Cosy Cable Blanket Knitalong Part 3

Stuart Hillard’s Cosy Cable Blanket Knitalong Part 3

Designer: Stuart Hillard

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    Blanket: approx. 120cm x 130cm

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We’re now halfway through our cable blanket knitalong and in this third instalment, Stuart shows us how to combine cables in the front and back of the work along the same row, to create a stunning ‘stag horn’ effect. It’s easy to work and even easier to memorise, so let’s get stuck in!

Stuart Hillard

Stuart Hillard

LKT Designer

"Cables are much simpler to knit than you may first imagine. Simply put, you’re knitting and purling a ‘rope’ or cable, and ‘taking it for a walk’ across the surface of your knitting."

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  • Project information

    Yarn Stylecraft Special Chunky
    Yarn Colours shade 1246 Lipstick, three 100g (144m) balls
    Needles 6mm
    Additional Cable Needle
  • About the designer

    Stuart Hillard

    Stuart Hillard

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