The Simple Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #184

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the simple cable stitch. This stitch is only worked over two stitches so it has a fairly small footprint. The simple cable stitch could be used to add detail with texture to almost any knitting project!

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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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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Abbreviations

P
Purl Stitch
C2B
Cable 2 Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2sts

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 2sts

  • Row 1 C2B
  • Row 2 Purl
  • Repeat these 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Simple Cable Stitch

Example of the Simple Cable Stitch (Click for Larger)


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