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chellyfish
09-01-2007, 02:46 PM
I want to make a cable scarf with one HUGE cable down the middle and I cannot find a large cable pattern to save my life. I tried to tweak the cable patterns from books I have lying around, but it doesn't work. Does anyone know of a cable that has like 15+ stitches in it?

Something like this link, but the bigger the better:

http://www.artistdirect.com/Images/admall/assets/product_images/large/ADLOATA082.gif

Thanks!

AnnaT
09-01-2007, 03:04 PM
Hi,

Could you adapt the cable pattern in this poncho?

Hello Yarn Handspun Yarns.... Free One Baaad Poncho Knitting Pattern (http://www.helloyarn.com/onebaaadponcho.htm)

or this:
Kaya Cabled Scarf - 100% striated dyed wool - free knit scarf pattern from Crystal Palace Yarns (http://straw.com/cpy/patterns/scarves/kaya-cabled-scarf.html)

hth

suzeeq
09-01-2007, 03:11 PM
You probably need to look for a 3 strand braided cable pattern... 5, 5, 5

Jints
09-02-2007, 01:40 AM
this one is 16 sts,
http://cache.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=298

sue in canada
09-02-2007, 10:22 AM
Lion Brand free scarf pattern 60053 has one center cable

chellyfish
09-02-2007, 11:15 AM
Wow! Thanks guys, you were so much help! :cheering:

sue in canada
09-02-2007, 04:22 PM
Found another for you from a leaflet picked up at Michaels
http://www.michaels.com/art/online/projectsheet?pid=25343b&categoryid=32

Jacklad
09-02-2007, 04:46 PM
How big do you want it?

A Saxon braid is always nice (26 stitches) - http://woollypomelos.blogspot.com/2006/07/poncho-pics-and-pattern.html
or from the chart at http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall05/PATTsamus.html

Or multi-cables (37 stitches) -
http://www.dimbleby.net/knitting/arancabl/cable6.html

Or all-over "woven" cables - http://www.kidsknits.com/woven_headband.htm
or even "random" cables - http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter05/PATTchaos.html

Or a Hartshorn cable http://www.knittingfool.com/pages/stCatalog2.cfm?StitchID=1705&name=Hartshorn%20Cable&numofst=28&stplus=0&rows=24&rplus=0&sym=0
or socks (with picture of the pattern at http://bp1.blogger.com/_KFMuukBGFUs/Rb-gDAEkfAI/AAAAAAAAAAs/yFU2eI4H4pY/s1600-h/rockvante.jpg)

Actually, I've always had a fondness for the Saxon braid, which has the benefit of looking far more intricate than it is to knit!

Jackie

chellyfish
09-03-2007, 04:28 PM
Thanks again! I have so many options now! :)