How to Knit the Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the downward slipped double cable stitch. This cable pattern consists of a row of interlocking arrows that point down. It’s a great motif to use on blankets or as an accent on sweater sleeves and other garments.

Skill: Easy
Worked over 6 stitches on a Reverse stockinette background

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Slip Stitch – sl st
Cable 3 Left
Cable 3 Right


Row 1: K2, wyib sl 1 twice, k2
Row 2: P2, wyif sl 1 twice, p2
Row 3: C3L, C3R
Row 4: P6

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch

Example of the Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch (click for larger image)

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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