We’re still recovering from the incredible, inspiring and exhausting whirlwind that was Edinburgh Yarn Festival but today we did pdf layouts of the 2 new patterns that launched at the festival.
It seemed mean to release 2 patterns in an unavailable yarn so the small number of skeins of Blend no.1 leftover after Edinburgh Yarn Festival are nowonline here.
An alternating cable cast on is a useful, stretchy cast on for ribbing that’s less fussy to work than a tubular cast on. It’s worked like a regular cable cast on, but instead of casting on each stitch knitwise stitches are alternately cast on knitwise and purlwise.
This tutorial includes both step by step photos and videos so you can use whichever suits you better.