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« on: September 06, 2007 03:47:30 AM »

Hey guys, anyone know of a good source for free online cable patterns? I'm in Japan, and my knitting books are in the U.S., and I'd like to add cables to the arms/shoulders of a saddle-shouldered sweater I'm making my father. I'd like something Celtic-braid-y and traditional and masculine. Any favorites? What Liam Neeson wear?
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2007 03:51:30 AM »

There are lots of cable patterns here: http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/stitches.php

Hope that helps!
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2007 07:56:45 AM »

KnitScene has the Notting Hill Vest pattern available to download for free. it's cabled, and maybe you could knock off the cable pattern used.

Knitting Daily also has a large free archive of Interweave patterns available to subscribers (oh and it's free)

have you tried Knitty? i think i've seen some manly cables there too.
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2007 01:10:56 PM »

LOTS of interesting ones here
http://www.jessica-tromp.nl/knittingstitchescables.htm
& one 2 more
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=102&d_id=32&lang=en
http://www.kraemeryarns.com/patterns/pdfs/CelticCableScarf.pdf
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« Reply #4 on: September 06, 2007 03:24:44 PM »

Lion Brand has a large variety of cables

http://cache.lionbrand.com/stitchFinder.html

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« Reply #5 on: September 07, 2007 07:58:13 AM »

Wow, thanks guys! An embarrassment of riches.
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