This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the roman cable stitch. This roman cable stitch is simple, yet bold. It is perfect for as an accent on sweaters, purses, and blankets.
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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 – C2B
Row 1 (RS): C2B, C2F (or without using a cable needle: RT, LT)
Row 2: P4
Repeat rows 1 & 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Roman Cable Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Roman Cable Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)