- Learn how to knit with Knitting Help or Learn with Leanne via the Love Knitting blog
- Practice your cable knitting with my easy to follow, chunky cable knit headband pattern
- An introduction to knitting cables with 2 colours from Modernly Vintage. I will do my best to explain as we go in the pattern below, but this might help you to get your head round the idea first!
- The Idiot's Guide can help you with the colour work, although not strictly intarsia knitting, the twisting of the different colours behind your work will help to minimise gaps - and no, I do not think you are an idiot!!
|after row 3 your work should look something like this|
|cable pattern - Rows 5-16|
|in the two pictures above you can see how I've twisted the yarn between colour changes.You don't need to pull too tight on chunky yarn, it does the work for you!|
|the back of your headband will look something like this|
|the finished headband laid out before sewing|