How to Fix Knitting Mistakes with Cables

How to fix knitting mistakes with cables. Free video tutorial from Banana Moon Studio.

How to fix knitting mistakes with cables

Have you ever realized rows later that you twisted a cable wrong in your knitting project? I did this just recently, so I made a short video to show how to fix knitting mistakes with cables.

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If you are somewhat new to knitting, you may not have learned how to fix mistakes before. You can unknit one stitch at a time, and that works well if the mistake is just a few stitches back. However, unknitting is very slow, so it’s tedious if the mistake is on the other end of a long row, or worse yet, rows back from where you are now.

The faster method is to get to the stitch(es) above the mistake, take those stitches off your needles, undo all the stitches above the mistake, and then work the stitches back up correctly with a crochet hook. But I also know that if you are a newish knitter, that sounds pretty terrifying. It was very scary to me when I was new to the craft. But it’s not as scary as it seems. I’ll show you how!

Video tutorial

What yarn and pattern are in this video?

The yarn I used in this video is Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice in color #178 Sea Glass. You can get that yarn here. The pattern I’m working on here is called Arcadia Blanket Square. It will be available starting on October 4th right here on my blog. When it is available, I’ll link it here. You can also subscribe to my newsletter to be notified in your email when the pattern is up!

Happy knitting!


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Pale green cabled knit swatch on knitting needles with a locking stitch marker and wooden crochet hook on a white lace background. Text reads: Video tutorial. Correcting Knitting Mistakes: Cable Twist.

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