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« on: February 22, 2009 04:15:04 PM »

hi!  this is my first real knitted project, aside from a couple of squares.  i am now in love with cables!

pattern is from ravelry, found here

i actually reversed one of the rows of cables so that instead of being the same they mirror each other.  i too used dowels for handles, used a pencil sharpener on the end and painted them a cream color to match the ribbon.

here is the outside:


and the inside:


comments and criticism welcome!!
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« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2009 04:30:07 PM »

That's too cute, I love it! And that's a really good job for your first cables! And I completely understand, I just learned cables too, and now I'm putting cables on everything!
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« Reply #2 on: February 22, 2009 04:52:20 PM »

Congratulations! Your cables look perfect! I love the red thick wool and also the pretty white bow. Very impressive for your first non-square knit. Two thumbs up!  Grin
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« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2009 10:24:04 AM »

It looks really cute, but how do you keep the sticks you are using for handles from sliding out? It doesn't look like anything is keeping your knitting stitches on them.
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« Reply #4 on: February 23, 2009 10:30:27 AM »

you're right, there isn't anything holding them... the tutorial said to put a little bit of glue... but i didn't think it was necessary.  my stitches were tight enough and the dowels were rough.... at one point i had to slide a dowel over to center it and it took me FOREVER, going stitch by stitch, so i figured it won't be an issue.
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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2009 10:31:55 AM »

That is very pretty and I'm very much impressed that you tackled cables as a beginner.  Great job!  
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« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2009 11:41:34 AM »

Very sweet little clutch!
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« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2009 07:23:41 PM »

So pretty! I love the color.
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2009 03:45:34 AM »

well done for u first project!!! hehe u did a good job!
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