View Full Version : Cable / Aran panels needed...
08-16-2006, 08:38 AM
Hey, all... I'm designing a men's cardigan and am looking for stitch guides or patterns so I can include some nice & challenging aran/cable panels. Any ideas or offers on how to get this info without sorting through garment patterns? :shrug:
08-16-2006, 09:24 AM
Barbara Walker's Treasury of Knitting Patterns has a gazillion!
08-16-2006, 01:37 PM
Encyclopedia of Knitting has a bunch, i have mine from my library
08-18-2006, 04:55 AM
Thank you for those suggestions. Will see if I can track those down in my local library.
:thinking: Anything available online? :hiding:
08-19-2006, 08:54 PM
This is a great book:
08-21-2006, 12:30 AM
Try here http://knitting.about.com/library/blstitches.htm
08-21-2006, 04:35 AM
Your help has really been useful! :muah:
I have settled on design for front and sleeves, and have narrowed my search to one really stunning and intricate cable panel - 30 to 50 stitches wide for the back... That's my Holy Grail, and I guess I've decided to be really picky with this one. :wall: If anyone has a pattern for such a thing, please post it here?
In my net wandering I have found the following site which others may find useful: www.knittingfool.com
It has a pattern generator for different styles of tops and a HUGE stitch library which I am currently toothcombing for my elusive 'wow panel'.
Hope you find it useful and rewarding!