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How to Knit the Sand Wind Cable Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the sand wind cable stitch. This cable pattern is a non traditional cable that gives an understated but all over textured look. This would be great for home decor items, bags or even for a cozy sweater.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 12 + 6 (+ 2 for a selvedge stitch on each end)

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Cable Six Front – C6F
Cable Six Back – C6B

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: 1 edge st, *C6F, k6; rep from *to last st, 1 edge
Row 4: Purl
Row 5: Knit
Row 6: Purl
Row 7: 1 edge st, *k6, C6B; rep from *to last st, 1 edge st
Row 8: Purl

Repeat these 8 rows until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Sand Wind Cable Stitch Right Side
Example of the Sand Wind Cable Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Sand Wind Cable Stitch Wrong Side
Example of the Sand Wind Cable Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)

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