The 6-Stitch Slipped Double Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #216

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 6-stitch slipped double cable stitch. This technique creates a unique braided stitch. The 6-stitch slipped double cable stitch would be great for hats, scarves, and sweaters!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
C3L
Cable 3 Left
C3R
Cable 3 Right
Slip Stitch
Slip Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Downwards Cable

  • Row 1: right side: Sl 1 purlwise, k4, sl 1 purlwise.
  • Row 2: Sl 1 purlwise, p4, sl 1 purlwise.
  • Row 3: Sl 1 purlwise, k4, sl 1 purlwise.
  • Row 4: Sl 1 purlwise, p4, sl 1 purlwise.
  • Row 5: C3L, C3R
  • Row 6: Purl.
    Repeat rows 1-6 to desired length.

Upwards Cable

  • Row 1: right side: K2, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, k2.
  • Row 2: p2, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, p2.
  • Row 3: K2, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, k2.
  • Row 4: p2, [sl 1 purlwise] twice, p2.
  • Row 5: C3L, C3R
  • Row 6: Purl.
    Repeat rows 1-6 to desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the 6-Slipped Double Cable Stitch (Right Side)

Example of the 6-Slipped Double Cable Stitch Right Side (click for larger image)

Example of the 6-Slipped Double Cable Stitch (Wrong Side)

Example of the 6-Slipped Double Cable Stitch. Wrong Side (click for larger image)


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