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By Sara Louise Harper

Imagine cables are too tough to grasp? Debunk that delusion this day! Cabling is simply a sequence of knits and purls. in case you can knit and purl, you have already got the basis for making
gorgeous textured sweaters. a brand new knitting global will open up once you study the basics.

* liberate the mysteries of analyzing sew charts, utilizing cable needles, swatching, and lots more and plenty extra with this newbie pleasant guide

* begin with the best stitches, after which flow directly to extra advanced ideas, one step at a time

* Knit up starter tasks like pillows, scarves, and an afghan, after which circulate directly to attractive pullovers and cardigans 14 tasks in all

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Notions 4 x 6 x 2" foam block. ) Two or three 36-gauge felting needles.

Fiber Most but not all animal fibers will felt if exposed to moisture and agitation—in my experience, pure wool, alpaca, mohair, and llama all felt well. Some blends that include small percentages of fibers that don’t felt on their own, such as silk or nylon, will also felt, although it may take a while. When it comes to felting, all feltable fiber is not created equal. The speed at which, and the extent to which, a fiber will felt is affected by how the fiber was processed, including the chemicals it was exposed to during manufacturing and, if it is yarn, the way it was spun.

Felting machine-knits from thrift store in washing machine: For machine-knit sweaters and blankets that I pick up at thrift stores, I’m much more relaxed about the felting process. Since I didn’t do the knitting and, in most cases, I can find a comparable item relatively easily if something goes wrong, I’m willing to take some risks. Here is my method. 1. Place thrift-store item into washing machine with same settings as given for handknits (see page 11). Run it through a complete wash and rinse cycle.

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