I discovered this cable-stitch ‘par accident’. I was making a large cable (24sts), dropped my cable needle with the stitches on it, picked it up and accidently turned it the ‘wrong way’.
Waaw, what an interesting effect: knits become purls, purls become knits … It looks like bamboo … or cinnamon sticks …
Cannelle is the french word for cinnamon
A short sleeved tee with assymetric ‘cinnamon cables’
A-line, circular yoke, double rolled neckline and sleeves, in the round, seamless, top-down.
Positive ease of 1-2” (2-5cm)
Even worn inside-out — ‘par accident’ or not — it looks quite good.
Use a stretchy yarn (merinos or wool). Don’t use cotton or cotton-linen blends)