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New Pattern: Keeland Bracelet

In knit, Knitting Patterns on 30/08/2009 at 5:06 PM

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Keeland is Gaelic for little and slender, the perfect description for this his cabled bracelet. Keeland  is  also extraordinarily versatile and can easily be turned into an anklet, necklace, headband or even straps for a bag. All you have to do is keep repeating the cable pattern until the desired length is reached. Instructions are included for a 2 and 3 cable braid. For detailed instructions on how to create a basic cable please read this entry.

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Written pattern is available after the jump.

Shown in: Bernat Cashmere Naturals

Needles: US size 8

Gauge: Not Applicable

Since everyone is shaped differently it is best to measure your wrist (ankle, neck, head etc.) and knit to that length when the piece is pulled tight.

Abbreviations:

K – Knit

P – Purl

6-st RC – 6 stitch Right Cable

6-st LC – 6 stitch Left Cable

4-st RC – 4 stitch Right Cable

4-st LC – 4 stitch Left Cable

BO – Bind off

Directions: Cast on 9 stitches

2 cable braid:

Row 1: K all

Row 2: P all

Row 3: 6-st LC, K3

Row 4: P all

Row 5: K all

Row 6: P all

Row 7: K3, 6-st RC

Row 8: P all

Repeat rows 1-8 until just short of desired length then:

Row A (RS): K all

Row B: P all

Row C: K3, BO3, K3

Row D: P3, CO3, P3

Row E: K all

Row F: BO

Attach button at CO end, then weave in ends.

3 cable braid:

CO 8

Row 1: 2 4-st RC

Row 2: P all

Row 3: K2, 4-st LC, K2

Row 4: P all

Repeat rows 1-4 until just short of desired length then:

Row A (RS): K all

Row B: P all

Row C: K3, BO2, K3

Row D: P3, CO2, P3

Row E: K all

Row F: BO

Attach button at CO end, then weave in ends.

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  1. You give abbrev.’s but no descriptions on how to do your cables. Stating 4-st Right Cable doesn’t tell the knitter anything. Are you expecting everyone to know how to do a 4 stitch Right Cable???

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