The Faux Cable Edging :: Knitting Stitch #524

Stitch Description

The Faux Cable Edging is a delicate mock cable rib. Using slipped stitches and eyelets, it is a simple stitch with a lot of visual payoff. With it’s vintage look, it would work well at the hem and cuffs of a cardigan or on babywear.

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Materials Used

Lion's Pride Woolspun

Woolspun, with an exquisite range of neutrals and vivid classic colors, will quickly become your go-to yarn. The 12-ply construction means that garments drape beautifully and afghans and warm weather accessories have a cushiony soft bounce to them. Sold exclusively at Michaels and LionBrand.com

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
wyib
With Yarn in Back
psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over
yo
Yarn Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 5 sts plus 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 5 sts plus 2

  • Row 1 (RS): *p2, k3; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
  • Row 2: *k2, p3; rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.
  • Row 3: *p2, wyib sl 1, k2, psso; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
  • Row 4: *k2, p1, yo, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.

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

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