Cable Knits from Nordic Lands Ivar Asplund

51+FfkxyYPL._AC_UY218_ML3_ Pub: Search Press

More than 20 sumptuously beautiful cable knitting patterns for novices and veterans with items for adults and children.

Cable knitting isn t as difficult as it looks and it looks extraordinary! Brilliant patterns, quality yarns, fantastic results: what s not to love? This fantastic collection from Ivar Asplund shows off the beauty, versatility and endless possibilities of cable knitting, with over 20 projects ranging from sweaters, cardigans, and ponchos to scarves, wrist warmers, and hats, for children and adults.

Novice cablers can work up something quick with a single eye-catching cable edging, while veterans can test their skills on larger, more complex patterns with multiple interwoven cable designs.

With step-by-step instructions, a tutorial section that explains the principles of working and combining cables to achieve a variety of striking effects, and tips and tricks to help ease your way, it s a dream come true for any cable knitter!


My review 

Cable knits always look expensive. This book, filled with 20 designs with skill levels from intermediate to experienced, is absolutely divine.

Wrist warmers, Hats, Cowls, Ponchos and Sweaters are all included. With easy to follow instructions, there is a wealth of added information so that from start to finish you feel as if the author is holding your hand through each step.

There are visual diagrams to follow, which help ensure your pattern is correct and handy hints help to combat any difficulty.

The photography is stunning and showcase each piece beautifully. Filled with inspiration you can have a Winter wardrobe of warm and snuggly knits in no time.

The designs are for men, women and children so the whole family is catered for.

Information is give for choosing your yarn, finishing your garment and shaping. There are some sample patterns to choose your design and knitting techniques complete with photographs help with explaining the technique.

This is a beautiful book and it comes highly recommended.





About the Author

Ivar Asplund grew up in southern Sweden. His grandmother taught him to knit when he was five years old. He is now a well-respected instructor and workshop leader within the knitting world. His well thought-out garments are distinguished by their sophisticated simplicity as well as their fine and practical attention to the details. He now lives near Stockholm.


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