closed ring cables secret

Base of closed ring cable
Make 5 from 1

I thought I’d share my little magic start to closed ring cables – like those in my Geese in the Bog Socks; it’s my “Make 1 from 5” also called an “inc1to5“.

This increase creates a beautifully smooth, rounded beginning to the bottom centre of the cable (see close-up photo at left).

The linked tutorial above works the centre stitch as a ‘kfbf’ but in this case I worked it as a ‘k1, p1, k1 in next stitch’. It can take a little practice to get the tensioning just so, but well worth it for the final result, don’t you think?

Geese in the Bog v1.0 cover pg

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