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Startup Project: Cable Knit Hat & Headband

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Take the next steps in your knitting journey and create two cozy accessories.

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What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including patterns for the cabled headband and hat
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Allyson Dykhuizen

How it works

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  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.


Love the look of cables, but don’t know how to knit them? They’re easier than you might think! In this class — the follow-up to “Startup Library: Knitting” — designer Allyson Dykhuizen guides you step by step to knit a cabled headband and hat. Along the way, pick up tips and techniques for changing colors, chart reading and more.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Getting Started With Cables
Meet Allyson Dykhuizen and begin class by going over everything you'll need to get started. Then dive into your first project, a bulky cabled headband!
2. Cabled Headband
3. Cabled Hat Setup
4. Cable Charts
5. Finishing the Hat
6. Troubleshooting

Taught by

Allyson Dykhuizen
Allyson Dykhuizen
Allyson Dykhuizen is a knitwear designer, author and knitting instructor based in Chicago. She served as the editor of the online magazine Holla Knits, and her patterns have been featured in a number of publications including Interweave Knits, Knitscene, knit.wear and knit.purl magazines. Allyson is author of the book "Midwestern Knits." Learn more on her website,

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