The Large Horn Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #188

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the large horn cable stitch. This stitch is worked just like the horn cable stitch but over 16 sts instead of 6sts. It creates a very strong and sophisticated column of cables. The large horn cable stitch would be great for aran sweaters, blankets and adding an extra bit of coziness to any project!

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Materials Used

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.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
C4F
Cable Four Front – Slip next 2 sts on needle onto a cable needle and hold in front of work, k2, k2 from cable needle.
C4B
Cable Four Back – Slip next 2 sts on needle onto a cable needle and hold in back of work, k2, k2 from cable needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 16sts

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 16sts

  • Row 1: (right side) k4, C4B, C4F, k4.
  • Row 2: P16.
  • Row 3: k2, C4B, k4, C4F, k2.
  • Row 4: P16.
  • Row 5: C4B, k8, C4F.
  • Row 6: P16.
  • Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Horn Cable Stitch Right Side

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

Example of the Horn Cable Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Horn Cable Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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