Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Attempting to Cable the Double Infinity Symbol

Have you seen the new hit TV show Revenge on ABC? (Follow the link for a synopsis of the show.) If so, you know about the double infinity symbol. And if you don't here's a picture:

This box is totally buy-able. Click here to get info on how to do so.
As a knitter, this is a challenge and a delight! Who wouldn't want this running around the band of a hat or up a scarf or --better yet-- in a few squares on an afghan? I TOTALLY WANT THIS CABLE! This presents a problem, though, because there is no cable for it. Oh, crappers, what do I do now?

I ask Eunny Jang. She blogged about recreating simple cables here. I followed instructions as best I could by opening image in Adobe Fireworks and flipping, cropping, and coloring it.

The infinity image with individually colored cables.
I then held a piece of graph paper up to my laptop screen and traced the image as is.

I then attempted to translate this tracing into an actual graph.
And that's as far as I have gotten. Somehow from that graph I've got to make a knittable cable chart. This is not going to be easy.


  1. Love this, can't wait to see how you do this (and post instructions for those of us not as talented as you are :D )
    Keep it up, you are doing GREAT!

  2. This is neat - did it work out? I'm interested in trying to do this symbol in crochet

  3. I still cannot get this to work. Have any of you figured it out?


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