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The Sweater with Kathleen Dames

Over the course of each 12-week season, we will knit a sweater together. I'll share my favorite tips and techniques to improve your knitting, whether you're working on our current sweater or not. For Season Four we are knitting Enwreathed Pullover. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter. Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater for details. Thanks for joining me, and happy knitting! xoxo, Kathleen
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May 24, 2019

Today (finally! the technical issues and building construction have been a thorn in my side - I’m so sorry!) we are talking about splitting the sleeves off from the body plus a clever use of the provisional caston *in the middle of the round*. You will love how this simple technique makes finishing your sweaters just a matter of weaving in some ends.

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for my newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Foncé (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Uruguay https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

home: https://www.kathleendames.com

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

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May 3, 2019

Today I’m sharing some favorite colorwork techniques (two-handed knitting, anyone?) plus the way I do provisional castons. If  crocheting a chain takes you out of your comfort zone, my provisional two-tail long-tail cast-on might just do the trick for you.

 

And one gentle reminder: YOU are the boss of your knitting.

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for my newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Foncé (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Uruguay https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

home: https://www.kathleendames.com

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Apr 26, 2019

Time for some real-time Sweater talking! Some knitters have asked me questions already, and I will be taking whatever questions you have live Friday, April 26th, at 10:00 EDT. Don’t worry if you can’t join me on YouTube live, as this will become a video the minute it’s over (and then I’ll upload the audio podcast). Questions you have about colorwork, top-down construction, and any other knitting topics are encouraged. I love talking about knitting, so (as always) this should be a lot of fun.

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for my newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover
Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl
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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design
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Yarn info:
-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Foncé (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)
-Manos del Uruguay https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover
-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

home: https://www.kathleendames.com
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames
iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Apr 12, 2019

Oh, swatching, you are not always our favorite, but you give us lots of good information (sometimes). Today we talk a little bit about different kinds of swatches, including my favorite: the swatch that is also a thing (like the Enwreathed Cowl or one of two sleeves). I also talk a little bit about needles and how you may only need one to knit a sweater (that’s how I do it, anyway).

 

Remember: Episode Five: LIVE SHOW will be here before we know it, so start asking your questions now, and I will answer them on the air in a couple of weeks. The best way to ask is by hitting reply on a newsletter email message, but you can also leave comments on episode pages on YouTube or on posts on Instagram/Twitter or on my Ravelry group.

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Fonce (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Uruguay https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

home: https://www.kathleendames.com

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225?mt=2

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

Apr 5, 2019

Ooh, it’s time to talk a little bit about yarn. My favorite! Today’s mantra is: Know thyself (or thy intended recipient). When choosing yarn, it helps to consider what kind of sweater you WANT and how you will take care of it. Different fibers and their preparation will affect the yarn and, in turn, your final knit.

 

Apologies for the technical difficulties that delayed this episode. I believe I have things worked out, and next week should be a longer episode (yay for new, bigger memory cards!). Before you know it, Episode Five: LIVE SHOW will be here, so start asking your questions now, and I will answer them on the air in a few weeks. The best way to ask is by hitting reply on a newsletter email message, but you can also leave comments on episode pages on YouTube or on posts on Instagram/Twitter or on my Ravelry group.

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Fonce (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Urugauy https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225?mt=2

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Mar 13, 2019

Are you ready for a new sweater? How about giving colorwork a try? You’re in luck! This is Episode One for Season Four of The Sweater with Kathleen Dames. We will be knitting Enwreathed Pullover over the course of 12 weeks. Well, you’ll be knitting Enwreathed, and I will be working on a new design, The Heart Wants Pullover, which has similar elements (so I can show you what we are talking about) but with some differences that should be illuminating. I’m so excited and hope you are too!

 

Today we are going to talk about choosing your size, what ease means, and how you can customize your sweater. Remember: You are the boss of your knitting :)

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Fonce (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Urugauy https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225?mt=2

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Mar 7, 2019

Are you ready for a new sweater? How about giving colorwork a try? You’re in luck! Today is the preview episode for Season Four of The Sweater with Kathleen Dames. We will be knitting Enwreathed Pullover over the course of 12 weeks. Well, you’ll be knitting Enwreathed, and I will be working on a new design, The Heart Wants Pullover, which has similar elements (so I can show you what we are talking about) but with some differences that should be illuminating. I’m so excited and hope you are too!

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/enwreathed-pullover

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #enwreathedpullover and #enwreathedcowl

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You can purchase the previous seasons’ patterns (Solstice Cardi, Purly Pullover, Basic Cable, and Premium Cable) from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

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Yarn info:

-Biches et Buches Le Petit Lambswool https://www.bichesetbuches.com/ - the original Enwreathed Pullover and Cowl were knit in the MC: Bleu Noir Fonce (dark blue black) and CC: Gris Clair (light grey)

-Manos del Urugauy https://www.manosyarns.com/ - Kathleen will be using Allegria in Euphoria for her CC on The Heart Wants Pullover

-Swans Island Company https://swansislandcompany.com/ - Kathleen will be using Swans Island Pure Blends Fingering in Oatmeal, which has been discontinued, but Swans Island Sterling Fingering is a great substitute with the same 85% Merino/15% Alpaca fiber content

 

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/kathleendames

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sweater-kathleen-dames/id1079086225?mt=2

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

May 4, 2018

Today on the podcast I would like to introduce you to my latest design: The Blossom or the Bole. This is a three-color fingering weight shawl with an asymmetrical triangle construction, stripes, lace, mesh, and a picot bindoff. Lots of fun, and the stitch patterns are provided in written and charted form. Take 20% off through May 11th with code "blossom20".

Plus I've got some straight talk for you on needles and taking charge of your knitting.

Interested in other knitting topics? Let me know, and we can chat about them on an upcoming episode.

Visit https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-blossom-or-the-bole for more on The Blossom or the Bole. And don't forget to use the code blossom20 at checkout (now valid through May 11th).

Happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

May 24, 2017

Audio from the YouTube Live podcast 5/25/17...

Join me LIVE to discuss preparing your woolies for their summer's nap. I'll share my moth-fighting story from the end of last summer (now that the trauma is ten months behind me), plus lots of painful lessons learned.

 

Apologies for the naughty word late in the podcast, but moths are the worst!

Apr 21, 2017

Today we are doing a little therapy session! Let's talk about perfection, mistakes, honesty, and practice.

 

Plus I have the Filament No. 2 trunk in-house, so how about a little show? You can order your print copy from http://www.knitfilament.com or the ebook at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/filament-no-2-spring-2017

 

::Filament No. 2::

-Constance in Rowan's Kidsilk Haze http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/constance-14

-Floralia Cowl and Mitts in Harrisville Wool & Silk http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/floralia-cowl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/floralia-mitts

-Fortuny Wrap in Woolen Rabbit Opal http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fortuny

-Gather Ye Rosebuds socks in Dream In Color Smooshy http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gather-ye-rosebuds-3

-Louche in Dye For Yarn Papersilk http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/louche-3

-Naiad in Swan's Island Merino Silk Lace http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/naiad-3

-Rosarium in Rauma Finulgarn http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rosarium-2

-Whistler Pink in Jo Sharp Mulberry Silk Georgette http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/whistler-pink

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter.

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtag #kdsweater

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Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

 

Purchase the Season Three pattern, Basic Cable: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Premium Cable and The Sweater Collection coming soon!

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instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

Feb 6, 2017

Are you knitting along on An Aran for Frederick? Today I'm sharing some tips on sweater knitting that will help you successfully create your own hybrid yoke Aran.

If you have questions, comments, or just want to let us know "I'm in!", join us over in the Ravelry thread: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/3545217/

Don't yet have your own copy of An Aran for Frederick? Purchase your copy here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/an-aran-for-frederick

Prefer An Aran for Anne (the sweater Kathleen is wearing)? http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/an-aran-for-anne

Premium Cable is coming soon, so be sure you are subscribed to The Sweater newsletter to be the first to know when it is available: http://eepurl.com/bKrYOz

In whatever way you came to this podcast episode (and the KAL), thank you so much for being here. Many of you joined us through the #strongertogether and #knitterspayitforward hashtags when I gave away thousands of patterns in November to put some good into the world. I hope that you are joining me in doing just that in whatever way you can. Each of us knows that piling up those stitches/deeds leads to wonderful things, so keep up the good work.

Happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
P.S. Don't forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel, so you never miss an episode.

Jan 13, 2017

 

Yay! Party Time! I finished my sweater and love how it turned out. How is it going with yours? The pattern for Premium Cable will be published soon, and I will let you know when it is available in my Ravelry shop in an upcoming newsletter. If you still have questions about your sweater, ask in the Ravelry forum: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3561299

 

Interested in joining the Aran for Frederick KAL mentioned in today’s episode? More information in this Ravelry thread: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/3545217/

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (take 20% off the price, expires 16 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

Lady Jane is ALSO wearing An Aran for Frederick in Brooklyn Tweed Shelter, colorway: Nest. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/an-aran-for-frederick

Kathleen is wearing Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in Scrimshaw and Au Naturel. Pattern coming soon!

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

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Dec 30, 2016

Blocking! Today I’m doing it with the help of my washing machine (I know - I’m the luckiest New Yorker to have a machine in my apartment!). I do believe that blocking takes your knitted item from homemade to handcrafted, so don’t skip this step. If you still have questions about blocking your sweater, ask in the Ravelry forum: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3552356

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (take 20% off the price, expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

Kathleen is wearing Quadrille in Yarn Love Amy March DK in Cranberry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/quadrille-pullover

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

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Dec 24, 2016

 

Ready to finish your sweater? I’ll talk (and show) a bit about Kitchener Stitch and how I weave in my ends. Still have questions? Visit the forum thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3549500

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (take 20% off the price, expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

Kathleen is wearing Kellynch Cardigan (currently available from Interweave, coming in 2017 from my Ravelry shop) in Madeline Tosh tosh merino, colorway: Envy. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kellynch-cardigan

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

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Dec 23, 2016

Today we are working on the yoke. It’s also the last day to get 30% off your copy of the Basic Cable pattern on Ravelry. Still have questions? Visit the forum thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3542564

 

Looking for Knitting Workshop by Elizabeth Zimmermann as mentioned in today’s episode? Visit Schoolhouse Press: http://www.schoolhousepress.com/books/schoolhouse-press-titles/knitting-workshop-original-edition.html

 

Want to know more about one of the other yoke style sweaters?

Sotherton http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sotherton

Benwick http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/benwick

Turn of the Glass http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/turn-of-the-glass

An Aran for Frederick http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/an-aran-for-frederick

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (take 30% off the price through 12/23/16 - discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

Kathleen is wearing Purly Pullover in Happy Fuzzy Yarn Merino DK, colorway: Peony. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

sweater, knitting, sweater knitting, the sweater with kathleen dames, kathleen dames, learn to knit, knit a sweater, pullover, basic cable, cabled pullover

Dec 9, 2016

Today is one of the big days in your journey to a finished sweater. I demystify the splitting up of stitches and then help you join everything together for the yoke. Plus I’ve got a few tips for you. Still have questions? Visit the forum thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3541834

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (right now take 30% off the price through 12/23/16 - discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Thistle Leaf Pullover in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock, colorway: Miss Taylor. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/thistle-leaf-pullover

Kathleen is wearing Sotherton in Madeline Tosh tosh DK, colorway: Byzantine. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sotherton

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

sweater, knitting, sweater knitting, the sweater with kathleen dames, kathleen dames, learn to knit, knit a sweater, pullover, basic cable, cabled pullover

Dec 2, 2016

 

It’s time to finish up the body (and sleeves) in preparation for next week’s split/join. Plus I’ve got a few tips for you. Still have questions? Visit the forum thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3538404

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. See above for Ravelry link.

Kathleen is wearing Sotherton in Madeline Tosh tosh DK, colorway: Byzantine: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sotherton

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

sweater, knitting, sweater knitting, the sweater with kathleen dames, kathleen dames, learn to knit, knit a sweater, pullover, basic cable, cabled pullover

Nov 25, 2016

 

Cables, cables, cables. Want to know how to create cables without a cable needle? Watch today’s episode and learn. Still have questions? Visit the forum thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3533629

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. See above for Ravelry link.

Kathleen is wearing Wavelette in Louet Gems Fingering Weight, colorway: Cloud Grey: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wavelette

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 
Nov 19, 2016

 

Many thanks to everyone who asked questions for today’s live show! If we didn’t get to YOUR question, be sure to ask it in the comments section or over on the Ravelry thread:

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3531822

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. See above for Ravelry link.

Kathleen is wearing Upon the Spanish Main in Jill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor Sock Yarn, colorway: Glacier: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/upon-the-spanish-main

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

 

TAGS

sweater, knitting, sweater knitting, the sweater with kathleen dames, kathleen dames, learn to knit, knit a sweater, pullover, basic cable, cabled pullover

Nov 11, 2016

So many choices you can make! Of course, you can always just knit the pattern “as is”, but I know that many knitters like to make changes to make a sweater their own. I’ve outlined the choices I’ve made for my Premium Cable in the Ravelry thread, so join us over there and share your choices:
http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3527595


If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2


Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable
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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design


Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi


Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover
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Lady Jane is wearing part of Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti, colorways: Au Naturel and Scrimshaw. Premium Cable will be published in January 2017.
Kathleen is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios, colorway: Reflecting Pool. See above for Ravelry link.


Yarn info:
-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/ - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways
-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway


periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Nov 4, 2016

It’s swatching time! Not the most fun, but to make sure you knit the sweater you expect, you need to swatch. I’ve got some suggestions for making your swatching time productive, as well as suggestions for how to make adjustments. So, whether you need help getting gauge or are looking to use a different weight of yarn, there’s something for you in today’s episode. Still have questions about swatching? Visit the Ravelry thread to get some answers: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3524049

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Lady Jane is wearing Basic Cable in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway.

Kathleen is wearing Bloc Party cardigan in Wooly Wonka Fibers Artio Sock in the Blackberries colorway plus some complimentary handspun in a BFL/Silk blend. Bloc Party is a free pattern on Knitty http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bloc-party-cardigan

 

Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Oct 28, 2016

Today we are talking yarn - how fun! Be sure to consider how you will wear your Basic Cable when choosing your yarn. Still have questions? Visit the Ravelry thread to get some answers: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3520152

 

Links to yarns mentioned in this episode:

Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti http://www.spirit-trail.net/category-s/165.htm

Malabrigo Rios http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/rios-25#.WBJ10eErLdQ

Cascade 220 http://www.cascadeyarns.com/cascade-Cascade220.htm

Brooklyn Tweed Shelter https://www.brooklyntweed.com/shop/shelter/

Flying Goat Farm (Worsted Weight at the bottom of the page) http://flyinggoatfarm.com/fgf/yarns/

Happy Fuzzy Yarn American Merino http://happyfuzzyyarn.com/products/

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (discount varies over the season, code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Oct 21, 2016

Today let’s review the information on page two of the pattern. I’ll share a little bit about ease, which will help you choose the right size for you. Visit the episode thread in the Kathleen Dames Design Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3516659

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable
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*Free pattern available until 25 October 2016. After that use the discount code THESWEATER when purchasing Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop (code expires 6 January 2017): http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover
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Yarn info:
-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/ - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways
-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobishert

Oct 14, 2016

Are you ready for a new sweater? How about some cables? You’re in luck! Today is the preview episode for Season Three of The Sweater with Kathleen Dames. We will be knitting Basic Cable over the course of 12 weeks. Well, you’ll be knitting Basic Cable, and I will be working on a new design, Premium Cable, which has some of the same elements (so I can show you what we are talking about) but with an extra kick. I’m so excited and hope you are too! Visit the episode thread in the Kathleen Dames Design Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/3512686/

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Basic Cable pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-cable-2

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on social media with hashtags #kdsweater and #basiccable

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*Free pattern available until 6 January 2017. You can purchase Basic Cable from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

 

Purchase the Season Two pattern, Purly Pullover, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

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Yarn info:

-Spirit Trail Fiberworks http://www.spirit-trail.net/  - Kathleen will be knitting her Premium Cable in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Zalti in the Au Naturel and Scrimshaw colorways

-Malabrigo Yarn http://www.malabrigoyarn.com/ - the original Basic Cable was knit in Malabrigo Rios in the Reflecting Pool colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Jul 22, 2016

It’s the SEASON FINALE - whoohoo! How is your Purly Pullover? Mine is blocked and lovely and very warm (so after recording this episode it is being tucked away until Fall). Visit the episode thread in the Kathleen Dames Design Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3460625

 

If you haven’t already, visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Purly Pullover pattern*. Your link to download the PDF will be in your Welcome email. Be sure to create your project page on Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/purly-pullover

 

Thanks for being here, and happy knitting!

xoxo, Kathleen

P.S. Share your project on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with hashtags #kdsweater and #purlypullover

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*Free pattern available until 22 July 2016. You can purchase Purly Pullover from my Ravelry shop any time: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-design

 

Purchase the Season One pattern, Solstice Cardi, from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi

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Yarn info:

-Happy Fuzzy Yarns http://happyfuzzyyarn.com/ - Kathleen will be knitting her DK weight Purly Pullover in Happy Fuzzy Yarns Merino DK in the Peony colorway

-Madeline Tosh http://www.madelinetosh.com - the original Purly Pullover was knit in sport weight tosh pashmina in the Bloomsbury colorway

 

periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames

instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/

twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames

ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames

facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign

music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

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