The Folded Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #212

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the folded cable stitch. This cable stitch creates a small stack of cables separated by a section of stockinette stitch. The folded cable stitch would be great for hats, pillows and laptop cases!

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Materials Used

Merino Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Downwards Cable

  • Row 1: (Right Side) Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Row 5: C3L, C3R
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Row 7: C3L, C3R
  • Row 8: Purl
  • Row 9: C3L, C3R
  • Row 10: Purl
  • Row 11: C3L, C3R
  • Row 12: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-12 until you reach your desired length.

Upwards Cable

  • Row 1: (Right Side) Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Row 5: C3R, C3L
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Row 7: C3R, C3L
  • Row 8: Purl
  • Row 9: C3R, C3L
  • Row 10: Purl
  • Row 11: C3R, C3L
  • Row 12: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-12 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Folded Cable Stitch Right Side

Example of the Folded Cable Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Folded Cable Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Folded Cable Stitch Wrong Side (Click for LArger)


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