How many rows are in between cables?
Standard cables have the same number of plain rows between turning rows as there are stitches in the cable. If the cable is 6 stitches wide, for example, you work the turning row every 6 rows.
What does FC mean in knitting?
dpns = double-pointed needles. est = established. FC# = slip next half of # sts onto cable needle, hold in front, knit next half of # sts, knit sts from cable needle. ft = foot/feet. g = grams.
Can you knit cables in the round?
Knitted cables in the round are similar to cables knitted flat, except that the right side of the cable is always facing you as you stitch. Converting cable rows to cables in the round requires just a few simple adjustments.
Does cable needle size matter?
Does Cable Needle Size Matter? Not really, as mentioned above, people sometimes use paperclips as cable needles. However, make sure the cable needle isn’t too big, as that creates saggy stitches, and you don’t want that.