This stitch was originally posted on July 6, 2012
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the pillar cable stitch. This pillar cable stitch is simple, yet bold. It is perfect for as an accent on sweaters, purses, and blankets.
Worked over 4 stitches on a reverse stockinette background.
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Cable Two Forward – c2f
Cable Two Back Wrong Side – c2bw
Row 1 (RS): K1, [c2f] twice
Row 2: P1, [c2bw] twice
Repeat these 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Pillar Cable Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Pillar Cable Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
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