Cable Stitch Knitting Stitch 

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Cable Stitch Knitting Stitch 

Cable Stitch Knitting Stitch 

How to knit Cable Stitch:

Multiple of 17 + 3 + 2 selvage sts. 

Cast on 22 stitches (17 + 3 + 2 selvage sts) and work according to chart.

The chart shows all RS rows and 1 WS row (Row 8).

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear or as described in the Stitch Key.

The pat rep = 17 sts wide.

Begin with 1 selv st (edge), work patt rep throughout, end with 3 sts after patt rep and 1 selv st.

Description:

Rows 1, 3 and 5: selv st, * 6 sts in garter stitch (gst) (= work K in RS and WS rows), K3, P2, K3, 3 sts in garter stitch, repeat from *, end with 3 sts in garter stitch and selv st.

Rows 2, 4 and 6: work sts as they appear or as described in the Stitch Key. 

Row 7: selv st, * 3 sts in garter stitch, C6B (= sIip 3 sts to cn, hold to back, K3, K3 from cn), P2, C6F (= sIip 3 sts to cn, hold to front, K3, K3 from cn), repeat from *, end with 3 sts in garter stitch and selv st.

Row 8: selv st, 3 sts in garter stitch, * 3 sts in garter stitch, P3, K2, P3, 6 sts in garter stitch, repeat from *, end with selv st.

Repeat rows 1- 8 throughout.

cable stitch chart