How to Knit the Garden Path Cable Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the garden path cable stitch. This cable pattern creates a winding overlapping accent that is perfect for blankets or on a sweater sleeve.

Skill: Intermediate
This cable stitch is worked over 6 stitches on a reverse stockinette background

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Cable 4 Front – C4F
Cable 4 Back – C4B

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): K2, C4F
Row 2: P6
Row 3: K6
Row 4: P6
Row 5: K2, C4F
Row 6: P6
Row 7: C4B, k2
Row 8: P6
Row 9: K6
Row 10: P6
Row 11: C4B, k2
Row 12: P6

Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

How to Knit the Garden Path Cable Stitch close upExample of the Garden Path Cable Stitch close up (click for larger)

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