Learning a New Skill:: Crochet Cables

Life has a way of crowding out our moments to create. Fighting for the time to rejuvenate, to engage in creativity is worth the effort.

This year, I feel like it is a constant fight for some moments to spend with sticks and string.


Despite the busyness of life, I have managed to complete my first crafting goal for 2013. I wanted to learn a new skill, and I did!

I have learned how to crochet cables!


Of course, I already knew how to work a front or back post double crochet, but I had never known about twisting them around other stitches to make cables.

And in true Connie style, I began learning the skill with a pattern but didn’t bother to finish said pattern before I began working my own design. Yep, that’s how I roll.


Danielle will be happy to know that her headband should be finished by this weekend! I can’t wait to snap a few photos of this lovely creation when it’s all complete!
I am so thrilled that crochet cables was my first new skill of the year! And I’m sure I’ll be dreaming up all sorts of projects to make with crochet cables!

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9 thoughts on “Learning a New Skill:: Crochet Cables

  1. Those look SO much better than when I’ve tried to crochet cables before… I think I need a tutorial from you. πŸ™‚ I love the look of cables, but I don’t know how to knit (beyond the basic stitch). Do you have an online tutorial you recommend?

    1. Hi, Kristina!Β I am working on writing up the pattern for the cabled headband. You guys obviously love it, and I aim to please. πŸ™‚ You can sign up for The Brave Creative Newsletter to be notified as soon as it’s ready.Β 

  2. Hello,
    I really like the pattern you’ve made. I would like to make a hat using pattern like this but I couldn’t find one anywhere. Could you please send me the pattern?
    Thank!!

    1. Β I am working on writing up the pattern for the cabled headband. You guys obviously love it, and I aim to please. πŸ™‚ You can sign up for The Brave Creative Newsletter to be notified as soon as it’s ready.Β 

      If you search Ravelry, I know there are hat patterns using crochet cables– that’s how I learned the stitch originally.

      Β 

      Thanks for asking! I’m thrilled that you like it!

  3. Hi! I LOVE this stitch but I haven’t been able to find instructions for it anywhere! If you’re willing to share the pattern, I’d love to see it! Thank you!

    1. Hi, Kiyoko! I am working on writing up the pattern for the cabled headband. You guys obviously love it, and I aim to please. πŸ™‚ You can sign up for The Brave Creative Newsletter to be notified as soon as it’s ready.Β 

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