This stitch was originally posted on May 5, 2012
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the sweeping cable stitch. This simple pattern creates a large cable that can easily be made to sweep left or right. It’s a great option for aran sweaters, afghans, and even scarves.
This cable stitch is worked over 8 stitches on a reverse stockinette background
Row 1 (RS): K8
Row 2: P8
Row 3: C4B or C4F
Row 4: P8
Row 5: K8
Row 6: P8
Row 7: K8
Row 8: P8
Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: