Cable Stitch Knitting Pattern

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Cable Stitch Knitting Stitch 

Cable Stitch Knitting Pattern 

How to knit Cable Stitch:

Multiple of 26 + 2 selvage sts. 

Cast on 28 stitches (26 + 2 selvage sts) and work according to chart.

The chart shows all RS rows and WS row.

On WS rows, work all sts as they appear or work according to chart key.

The pat rep = 26 sts wide.

Abbreviations:

RS: Right side of work.

WS: Wrong side of work.

k: knit.

p: purl.

k2tog: knit 2 stitches together.

skpo: slip 1 stitch as if to knit, knit 1 and pass the slipped stitch over the knitted stitch. 

1 st in garter stitch (gst): Work K in RS and WS rows.

2/1 Right Cross: slip 1 st to cn (cable needle), hold to back, K2, K from cn.

2/1 Left Cross: slip 2 st to cn, hold to front, K1, K2 from cn.

2/1P Right Cross: slip 1 st to cn, hold to back, K2, P from cn.

2/1P Left Cross: slip 2 st to cn, hold to front, P1, K2 from cn.

C4F: Slip 2 sts to cn, hold to front, K2, K2 from cn.

C4B: Slip 2 sts to cn, hold to back, K2, K2 from cn.

Writen pattern:

Row 0 (WS): slv (edge st), * p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p4, k2, p2, k1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 1 (RS): slv, * yo (yarn over), skpo, p2, k4, p1, 2/1 Right Cross, gst, 2/1 Left Cross, p1, k4, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 3: slv, * k2tog, yo, p2, k4, 2/1 Right Cross, gst3, 2/1 Left Cross, k4, p2, yo, skpo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 5: slv, * yo, skpo, p2, k3, 2/1 Right Cross, gst5, 2/1 Left Cross, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 7: slv, * k2tog, yo, p2, k2, 2/1 Right Cross, gst7, 2/1 Left Cross, k2, p2, yo, skpo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 9: slv, * yo, skpo, p2, C4F, gst9, C4B, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 11: slv, * k2tog, yo, p2, k2, 2/1 Left Cross, gst7, 2/1 Right Cross, k2, p2, yo, skpo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 13: slv, * yo, skpo, p2, k3, 2/1 Left Cross, gst5, 2/1 Right Cross, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 15: slv, * k2tog, yo, p2, k4, 2/1P Left Cross, gst3, 2/1P Right Cross, k4, p2, yo, skpo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 17: slv, * yo, skpo, p2, k4, p1, 2/1P Left Cross, gst, 2/1P Right Cross, p1, k4, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, repeat from *, slv.

Row 19: slv, * 2/1 Left Cross, k5, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, skpo, p2, k4, p1, 2/1 Right Cross, gst, repeat from *, slv.

Row 21: slv, * gst, 2/1 Left Cross, k4, p2, yo, skpo, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, k4, 2/1 Right Cross, gst2, repeat from *, slv.

Row 23: slv, * gst2, 2/1 Left Cross, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, skpo, p2, k3, 2/1 Right Cross, gst3, repeat from *, slv.

Row 25: slv, * gst3, 2/1 Left Cross, k2, p2, yo, skpo, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, k2, 2/1 Right Cross, gst4, repeat from *, slv.

Row 27: slv, * gst4, C4B, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, skpo, p2, C4F, gst5, repeat from *, slv.

Row 29: slv, * gst3, 2/1 Right Cross, k2, p2, yo, skpo, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, k2, 2/1 Left Cross, gst4, repeat from *, slv.

Row 31: slv, * gst2, 2/1 Right Cross, k3, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, skpo, p2, k3, 2/1 Left Cross, gst3, repeat from *, slv.

Row 33: slv, * gst, 2/1P Right Cross, k4, p2, yo, skpo, p1, k2tog, yo, p2, k4, 2/1P Left Cross, gst2, repeat from *, slv.

Row 35: slv, * 2/1P Right Cross, p1, k4, p2, k2tog, yo, p1, yo, skpo, p2, k4, p1, 2/1P Left Cross, gst, repeat from *, slv.

Work Rows 0-36 once, then repeat Rows 1-36 throughout.

cable stitch chart