Cake Covers: Lace, Beaded Cable or Leaf Cover by Lisa Johnson

Cake Covers: Lace, Beaded Cable or Leaf Cover

February 2012
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
See below
US 2 - 2.75 mm
110 - 140 yards (101 - 128 m)
One Size
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Errata available:

Most yarn winders create balls that look like disks or “cakes.”
Place one into a hand-knit container made from one ball of sock yarn, to protect and tame it while in use. A quick way to try a new stitch pattern while making something fun and practical.

Skill level: Easy +

Yardage requirements:
Lace or Beaded Cable 110 yds
Leaf 140 yds

Colorways shown are
Lace: Skacel Zitron Trekking Maxima in color 920;
Beaded Cable: Skacel Schoppel Wolle Ambiente in color 1861; and
Leaf: Kollage Yarns Sock-a-licious in color
7806 Waterfall

Gauge: 34 sts and 42 rows to 4” over Lace or Beaded Cable chart and 40 sts and 43 rows over Leaf chart

Size 2 16” long circular needle and Size 2 double-pointed needles

stitch markers
Beaded Cable only – 48 size 6/0 glass seed beads and beading needle

Pattern found on p. 78

For additional information, see

Errata: Round 8 should read: P2, k1, p1 3 times, k2, p3, k1, p1. (The chart is correct.)