Cable Knitting Masterclass
Saturday, November 18 th
Time: 9 – 12 h CEST
Place: Cotton Classroom
Workshop facilitator: Linda Marveng
Duration: 3 hours
Level: Intermediate and advanced.
Knitting cables is like shaping a sculpture in knitting. Three-dimensional cables are a great source of inspiration and fun to knit. This cable knitting master class will teach you how to: knit cables with one, two or no needles; read and understand abbreviations and charts; change the width and length of cables; finish cables at the neck and shoulders; correct an incorrect cable crossing; knit reversible and fun garments.
In addition, you will learn useful tips. Once you’ve learned how to knit cables, you’ll be able to make your own. You will see several of my designs and learn about sources for cable knitting
In this workshop you will learn:
- Cable crossings with one or two cable needles
- Cables without a cable needle
- Cable abbreviations and charts
- Change cables both in width and length
- End cables at neck and shoulder
- Correction of cable crossings
- Reversible cables
Previous knowledge: Basic knitting knowledge is required: knitting purl and purl, assembling and closing stitches with circular needles.
- knitting needles between 3.5 mm/US 4 and 6 mm/US 10
- suitable yarn to selected needles in light colours
- 2 cable needles in different colours
- crochet hook
- stitch holder for swatches
Included material: Sponsor’s gift
Sponsored by: We Are Knitters
How can I attend one or more workshops?
Barcelona Knits has a programme of in-person crochet and knitting workshops taught by renowned national and international designers. To participate in one or more workshops, from June you can consult the programme by workshops and workshop participants and purchase your ticket in advance online through Entradium, a ticket sales platform for events. The entrance to one or more workshops includes the entrance to Barcelona Knits the same day of the workshop.
How can I get my Barcelona Knits ticket online?
You can buy your tickets online from July. You can choose the day of your visit: Saturday or Sunday. There is also a two-day ticket available at a reduced cost. Remember that to access Barcelona Knits you must go to the ticket office to exchange your ticket for a non-transferable wristband. Access will depend on the capacity of the fair, so it is possible that queues may form outdoors at some point.
Access to the Fair:
Access to Barcelona Knits will be by an exclusive wristband for personal use. It will be handed out once the ticket has been validated at the ticket office, located at the World Trade Center Barcelona (Moll de Barcelona, s/n) during the days of the event and within its opening hours.
You can also pick up your wristband on the Friday before the start of the event, Friday, November 17 th at Lalanalú (c/ Martínez de la Rosa, number 71, 08012, Barcelona) from 11.00 am to 8.00 pm.
To collect your wristband, you must present your ticket with the QR code printed or on your mobile device. The wristband will only be given to the ticket holder in person.
Once your ticket has been validated, we will put the wristband on your wrist and you will not be able to take it off until the end of the event to gain access. It will allow you to enter and leave Barcelona Knits as many times as you like on the day your ticket is valid.
Capacity at WTC Barcelona is limited. There may be queues outdoors.
Reduced-price advance or workshop tickets do not have priority access to the venue.