The Fishtail Cable Stitch pattern looks like fishtails. These can be made going up or down on your fabric. It’s a great accent detail cable for blankets, bags, and sweaters.
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- Knit Stitch
- Purl Stitch
- Left Cable Four: sl 1 st on cable needle and hold in front, k3, then k1 from cable needle.
- Right Cable Four: sl 3 sts on cable needle and hold in back, k1, then k3 from cable needle.
Number of Rows: 6
Panel of 9 stitches
Cable is worked over a panel 9 stitches.
- Row 1: K9
- Row 2: P9
- Row 3: (For tail going down) LC4, k1, RC4
(For tail going up) RC4, k1, LC4
- Row 4: P9
- Row 5: K9
- Row 6: P9
Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.