Two-Colour Cables Step by Step

Two-Colour Cables Step by Step

Cables make any project beautiful. Colour cables make it exquisite.

There are several ways to make two-colour cables. In this tutorial, we’ll discuss one of the easiest of them – the one that does not involve multiple balls of yarn and twisting the strands every time we change colours.

I learned this method from a wonderful book “Color Knitting” by Melissa Leapman, and I saw this method used to make gorgeous hats, scarves and even sweaters, like this one where designers skillfully combined two-colour cables with narrow stripes on reverse stockinette background.

Here’s how you, too, can add colouful cables to your projects.

You can nestle cables close to each other, or you can make a two-colour cable the centerpiece of your project placing it on a background worked in reverse stockinette stitch with colours alternating between stitches.


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Do you like to knit with several colours?
Two-Colour Cables Step by Step | 10 rows a day
Two-Colour Cables Step by Step | 10 rows a day
Two-Colour Cables Step by Step | 10 rows a day

If you enjoyed this tutorial,
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“Neat Side Edges” Book

Learn twelve ways to make side edges of a knitted project nice and tidy. Plus, ways to fix side edges, and a way to improve edges of finished projects.


Happy knitting!

Maryna Shevchenko - www.10rowsaday.com

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