How to Knit the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch

How to Knit the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ascending tulip cable stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful tulip cable pattern. The ascending tulip cable stitch would be great for cardigans, scarves, and fingerless gloves!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P
Stockinette Stitch- St st
Reverse Stockinette Stitch

Cable 6 Front (C6F)- slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

Cable 6 Back (C6B)- slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Panel of 12 sts on a background of reverse St st.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): k12.

  2. Row 2

    p12.

  3. Row 3

    C6B, C6F.

  4. Row 4

    p12.

  5. Row 5

    k12.

  6. Row 6

    p12.

Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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