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Knitting On A Spool - Style 3 - Includes Video

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Knitting on a spool continues to grow in popularity! Here is a tutorial on how to knit using Style 3. 

Style 3 - This style is yields a design that looks like a cage.

How-to Video for Style 3 on a 4-peg Knitting Spool:


Click here to see this video.

1. String the wire down through the center of the knitting spool and use your hand to hold the tail down.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

2. Notice that I numbered each peg on the spool in a counter clockwise fashion. Wrap the wire around Peg 1 from left to right (clockwise).

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

3. Wrap the wire around Peg 2 (counterclockwise from Peg 1) from left to right (clockwise).

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

4. Wrap the wire around Peg 3 from left to right.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

5. Wrap the wire around the outside and top of Pegs 1, 2 and 3. The new wire should wrap above the loops that are already positioned on the pegs.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

6. Wrap the wire around the outside and top of Peg 1 (this is a third pass).

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

7. Using the stylus, take the loop at the bottom of Peg 1 and pull it up over the wires wrapped above it and into the middle of all 3 pegs.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

8. Once the wire loop is in the middle of all 3 pegs, give a gentle tug from the bottom.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

9. Repeat Steps 6-8 on Pegs 2 and 3.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

10. Continue this pattern until your knitted cord is the length that you prefer. Here is a sample of what a finished design might look like.

knitting on a spool with Soft Flex® beading wire

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Blog contributor Sara Oehler (the original SoftFlexGirl) is the Sales and Marketing Manager for Soft Flex Company. Find her on facebook or her blog. She'd love to hear from you! So, please feel free to leave comments or email her at Sara@SoftFlexCompany.com.

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