Category Archives: Cable Knitting

When Generations Come Together

There are some ┬ápeople who stay with you for life. Even after they have moved on. For me, my Mother is that person. She died over three years ago but I think of her every day, and still catch myself … Continue reading

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Aspirational Cables

This week I found myself spending a little too much time on aspirational cables. Which means I was planning my next projects rather than finishing my current ones. Obviously I’m lacking motivation. So I’ve stopped feeling bad about my roaming … Continue reading

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My Silk Scarf and a small Resolution

Happy New Year to you all and welcome back to the Monster Yarns blog. I hope you’ve all had a relaxing few weeks whilst I’ve been “off air” and that you are, like me, recharged and ready for lots more … Continue reading

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How to Fix Mistakes in Cables

Mistakes in Cables – how they come about I’ve been doing a fair amount of cable knitting recently, and in my mind, Cables and Christmas are firmly entwined. However, I dislike using cable needles, do lose concentration if I’m talking … Continue reading

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Cabled Hat Pattern – a Quick Knit

We’re expecting snow and bad weather to arrive this afternoon where I live. And we’re told that it will be a hard winter. The worst for years. Apart from all the doom and gloom news around winter, there is a … Continue reading

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Knitting Cables and a few Cable Patterns

Well, we’re back – tanner, fatter (I’m sorry but Mediterranean food is NOT slimming) and more relaxed. As ever, a third week would have been perfect but I realise you can’t be greedy about these things. I’ve had quite a … Continue reading

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