How to Knit the Mutton Chop Cables Panel Stitch

How to Knit the Mutton-Chop Cables Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the mutton chop cables stitch. The mutton chop cables stitch creates a beautiful cable pattern. The mutton chop cables stitch would be great for sweaters, scarves, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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.

A Pair of Knitting Needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P
Twist 8 Right (T8R) – slip next 4 sts to cable needle and hold in back, p4 from main needle, then k4 from cable needle
Twist 8 Left (T8L) – slip next 4 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k4 from main needle, then p4 from cable needle

Skill: Easy
Cast On: 22 Stitch Panel on a background of Stockinette.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Wrong Side): k2, *p8, k2; rep from *.

  2. Row 2

    k10, *p2, k10.

  3. Row 3

    k2, *p8, k2; rep from *.

  4. Row 4

    k2, T8R [sl next 4 sts to cable needle and hold in back, p4 from main needle, then k4 from cable needle], p2, T8L [sl next 4 sts to cable needle and hold in front, k4 from main needle, then p4 from cable needle], k2.

  5. Row 5

    k6, p4, k2, p4, k6.

  6. Row 6

    k2, p4, k4, p2, k4, p4, k2.

  7. Row 7

    k6, p4, k2, p4, k6.

  8. Row 8

    k10, p2, k10.

  9. Row 9

    k2, *p8, k2; rep from * until the end of the row.

  10. Row 10

    k10, p2, k10

Repeat rows 1-10 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mutton-Chop Cables Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Mutton-Chop Cables Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Mutton-Chop Cables Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Mutton-Chop Cables Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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