The Twisted Cable Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #144

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the twisted cable rib stitch. This stitch is a mock cable pattern which achieves its effect by using the twist stitch. The twist stitch allows you to knit a cable without using a cable needle.

Video Tutorial

Materials Used


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit 2 Together
Right Twist

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k2, p2;* rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2, *p2, k2;* rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P2, *RT, p2,* rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K2, *p2, k2,* rep from * to end.
  • Repeat Rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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