What Are Some Free Cable Knit Instructions for Beginners?

What Are Some Free Cable Knit Instructions for Beginners?

MarthaStewart.com offers instructions for several easy cable knit projects, including cabled headbands, hats and mittens, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to complete a cable stitch. Other websites with free cable-knitting patterns for beginners include Craftsy.com, About.com, BHG.com and AllFreeKnitting.com.

Craftsy shares a compilation of beginning knitting patterns that use the cable stitch. The projects include a double-plaited cable headband, cabled boot cuffs and a matching head warmer, a cabled cowl scarf for men, a knitted tea cozy and cable-stitch mug cozies.

About.com lists several free patterns for easy, small-scale cable-knit projects on its website, including a pattern for a cabled bun hair accessory, knit napkin rings and a cabled phone cozy. These smaller patterns are good ways to use up leftover yarn scraps. Patterns for larger knitting projects are also available, such as a pattern for a cabled pillow cover and a Staghorn cable stitch scarf.

More seasonal cable-knitting projects are available on the Better Homes and Gardens website, including free instructions for a cable-knit tree skirt and Christmas stocking. The site also includes patterns for knit wrist warmers and a women’s cabled sweater.

The website All Free Knitting’s offerings include a wide selection of patterns for easy cabled hats, headbands, fingerless gloves, bathmats and neck warmers, among others.