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Infinite Cables

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Create elegant Celtic cables with bold texture! Learn to demystify cable charts, tackle essential increases and decreases, and knit incredible motifs.

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What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including the Edenderry Celtic pillow pattern
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Melissa Leapman
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Take your cables and texture to the next level as you join Melissa Leapman to learn how to knit a Celtic cable pattern. These cables feature a closed-loop design that lets you add cables without running them all the way down the garment. During class, Melissa will teach you how to work the increases and decreases needed to create these unique designs, and help you easily make sense of cable charts. Then, you’ll discover how to create a simple Celtic cable, a Saxon braid cable panel and a gorgeous Celtic knot, and Melissa will demonstrate how to apply these skills step by step to create a radiant, texture-rich pillow project.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Knitting in Circles
Meet knitwear designer Melissa Leapman and preview the essential increase and decrease techniques you'll learn to successfully knit a variety of lovely Celtic cable designs. Begin by learning how infinite cables differ from standard cables, then discover simple ways to make them pop on your fabric!
2. Increases & Decreases
3. A Crash Course in Charts
4. Cables: A Refresher
5. Infinite Cable Panel
6. Knitting a Celtic Knot
7. The Edenderry Pillow

Taught by

Melissa Leapman
Melissa Leapman
As a freelance knitwear and crochet designer, Melissa Leapman has had the pleasure of working with popular ready-to-wear manufacturers and design houses across the country. You can find a number of her designs in respected magazines, or in her many books, which include the popular titles Hot Knits and Continuous Cables. You might even recognize her welcoming smile from appearances on Lifetime’s Handmade by Design and DIY Network’s Knitty Gritty.

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