How to Knit the Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #66

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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