How to Knit the Cable 4 Back (C4B)

How to Knit the Cable 4 Back

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cable four back (C4B). This technique creates a right leaning cable over four stitches. This mirrors the cable 4 front (C4F), which creates a left leaning cable.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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.

A Pair of Knitting Needles


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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Easy
    Cast On: Worked over 4 stitches
  • Step 1

    Slip first 2 sts onto cable needle, hold to back of work

  • Step 2

    Knit next 2 sts from main needle

  • Step 3

    Knit 2 sts from cable needle

    1. Swatch Photos

      Example of the Cable 4 Back Cable Right Side

      Example of the Cable 4 Back Cable Right Side (Click for Larger)

      Example of the Cable 4 Back Cable Wrong Side

      Example of the Cable 4 Back Cable Wrong Side (Click for Larger)

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