Want to be able to create those lovely cables you see on well loved knitted sweaters? These easy cable knitting patterns should be able to help. From easy projects like headbands, beanies, to blankets.
We’ve gathered here 10 of the easiest patterns for first-time knitters to tackle that most fascinating of knitting wonders – cables! Once you learn these basics, you might just find yourself creating your own twisty cables yourself!
Chunky Cable Knit Headband
This is a super simple pattern using super bulky yarn and you can use whichever method you’d like. Get to work making tons of these for all your friends and family!
Via The Snugglery
The Berk beanie is the perfect beginner’s cable knitting pattern. If you haven’t tried or attempting to learn cable knitting, this is the perfect project for you!
Super Bulky Toddler Cable Hat
This pattern is knitted in the round with circular & double pointed needles. It’s a super quick and easy pattern, ideal if you’re new to knitting cables. This one made the perfect baby shower gift for a friend!
This cable-knit headband knits up super quick because it’s made with chunky yarn, and the cables make it look a lot more complicated than it actually is.
Via DIY in PDX
Celtic Cables Cowl
This cowl is so much fun to knit and watch the interweaving pattern slowly unfold. It is super soft and warm, with that lovely squishy texture unique to cable knitting. Perfect for a winter day.
Big Cables Pillow
This cable-textured pillow sure add hominess and style to modern or traditional décor. The big cables throughout gives it a nice touch.
Chunky Cabled Cowl
Cable stitches add so much style to outdoor accessories, yet are very easy to create! This cowl is knit up with a simple six stitch cable pattern. If you are new to cables, don’t be intimidated. It’s your time to learn and get ready to take your knitting to a whole new level.
Via Leelee Knits
Cable It Up
Yes! These cables look great from the front or the back! This scarf is just a few easily repeated rows. The pattern doesn’t say it…but you’ll need a cable needle too!
Cable Knit Cup Cozy
Even if you’re a beginner knitter, I think you’ll find this pattern pretty simple. With your own unique cup cozy, everyone knows whose cup is whose. And, you can show off your chic cup cozy to everyone else in the coffee shop, right?
Easy Cable Knit Blanket
The Easy Cable Knit Blanket Pattern is the perfect pattern to practice your cable knitting skills while also making something beautiful for your home. This easy knitting pattern uses alternating stripes of seed stitch and cabled design to create a knit blanket with the ultimate great texture and look.
There are a lot of cable knitting patterns out there to try, after you’re done with these easy ones. Jump in and take the plunge! Knitting cables are fun!
The awe you feel as a new knitter when you see this fabulous cables should be the fire that you use to start making these yourself! They will definitely add a chic touch to your long list of ‘vanilla’ knits.