Introduction to cables with Maddie Harvey


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Maddie Harvey is a workshop tutor and knitwear designer, living and working in Edinburgh, UK.  A former primary school teacher, she loves investigating colour combinations and textures in her design work.  Maddie is a strong advocate of experimenting with knitting and using the process of swatching as a way to investigate stitches, and free-up the knitting process.

Maddie’s clients include Amirisu Magazine, Knit Now Magazine, and Pom Pom Quarterly.

An Introduction to Cables
8 September, 10am – 1pm
Venue Balmoral Room, Queens Hotel, Leonard Street, PH2 8HB 

Come and find out more about knitting cables, both with a cable needle and without, to make beautiful patterns and textures within your knitting.  Over the course of the workshop you’ll create a little ‘cable sampler’ which can be used as a mug hug, or other small accessory, after the class!


In this class students will learn:


  • How to knit a single cable and double cable using a cable needle
  • Different methods to work cables without a cable needle to speed up your cable knitting
  • Decipher written and charted instructions for knitting cables, travelling stitches and bobbles
  • How to fix mistakes in cables without ripping back multiple rows.
  • Tips and tricks to improve your cabling technique



5mm needles, 50g aran weight yarn, cable needle, stitch markers

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