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Knitting Cables Without a Cable Needle

Left your cable needle at home? No problem! This video by Domiknitrix shows you how you can make your cables on the fly, with no extra tools necessary. It does take a small leap of faith, your precious stitches will be floating in the breeze for a hot second, but once you master the technique you’ll be free to knit cables any time, any where!

Knitting Cables Without a Cable Needle

< Knitting cables without a cable needle
So, you’re knitting cables without a cable needle.

If you’re new to knitting cables, this might seem like an impossible task.

But, once you get the hang of it<, you’ll wonder why you never did it before.
First, let’s discuss why knitting cables without a cable needle is so difficult.

Knitting cables without a cable needle

When you knit cables< without a cable needle, the cables twist.
When a cable twists, it’s much harder to knit.

Twists can also create holes, or gaps, in the knitting.

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