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« Reply #10 on: September 05, 2007 11:47:07 AM »

That is really nice.  It would be the perfect project to start practicing cables on.
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« Reply #11 on: September 05, 2007 12:07:31 PM »

Cute!  I'm currently knitting a sweater with that same cable!
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« Reply #12 on: September 05, 2007 04:46:11 PM »

It's not really an original pattern, it's a horseshoe cable I got from the lion brand site - although I'm not a big fan of LB, they have a great website for patterns and now have a stitch pattern and cable directory.
 http://cache.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq-search.cgi?store=/stores/eyarn&faqKey=302

You could really use any cable pattern you like. I basically  just added four knit stitches to the beginning and end of each row.

Here's the pattern
worsted weight yarn &  size US 6 needles
(I think I used Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran- it was left over from my Fetching Mitts)

CO 20 sts

row 1- k 20
row 2- k4, p12, k4
row 3- k 20
row 4- k4, p12, k4
row 5- k4, c6b, c6f, k4
row 6- k4, p12, k4
row 7- k 20
row 8- k4, p12, k4
row 9- k20
row 10- k4, p12, k4

repeat these 10 rows until it reaches around cup a little snug (can't remember how long)
BO
stitch ends together
(c6b=slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold to back,k3 then k3 from cable ndl.)
(c6f=slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold to front,k3 then k3 from cable ndl.)
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« Reply #13 on: September 05, 2007 06:01:55 PM »

Please post a pattern.  Please!  I love it! 
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« Reply #14 on: September 16, 2007 06:51:06 AM »

Thanks sooo much for the pattern!!  Once I learn how to do this (I just learned the basics of knitting a few days ago) it will make a great Christmas Present!! Woohoo!
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« Reply #15 on: September 17, 2007 06:17:52 AM »

Please post pictures if you make it!  I may make a few for XMas too.
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« Reply #16 on: September 17, 2007 08:31:54 AM »

I made one,thanks for the pattern Smiley it worked out well but doesn't look the same without the cup!! I've put mine in the shop the swap cos we don't have a starbucks near here!

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« Reply #17 on: September 17, 2007 09:27:10 AM »

Thanks for the pattern! I've been wanting to knit one but trying to figure out the pattern was giving me a headache Sad I'll be sure to post pics in here when i finish!
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« Reply #18 on: September 17, 2007 09:40:59 AM »

Oh my gods...  Shocked Must make some to match every outfit I have. Then I will be drinking my Starbucks in style! Awesome pattern.
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« Reply #19 on: September 18, 2007 01:36:17 PM »

 Cheesy  saw you on Stylehive - that has to be the best! makes me wish I knit!!!!  I know your mom was pleased! I know I am and I don't even drink coffee...LOL
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