The Mock Cable Wide Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #228

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the mock cable wide rib stitch. The mock cable wide rib stitch creates a dense but delicate design. The mock cable rib stitch would be great for sweaters, scarves, and hats!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Imperial Yarn Tracie Too

Tracie Too is a worsted spun version of Imperial’s popular woolen spun Tracie Yarn. With a very soft hand it knits up in a lovely lofty fabric. At 395 yards per skein, this yarn is a great choice for single skein shawl and sock projects. Available in eight rich colors as well as Natural.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 13 + 8

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 13 + 8

  • Row 1: (Wrong Side): P8, K1, p3, k1, p8; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K8, *p1, slip 2 sts, k 3rd st on LH needle, k 2nd st, then k 1st st, then all 3 sts off LH needle, p1, k8; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mock Cable Wide Rib Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Mock Cable Wide Rib Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Mock Cable Wide Rib Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Mock Cable Wide Rib Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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