The Three Stitch Slipped Cable :: Knitting Stitch #192

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the slipped three stitch cable in both right and left variations. This stitch is a very small accent cable at only three stitches wide. The slipped three stitch cable would be great to use on small projects like mug cozies, wrist warmers or book covers or it could be used in an all over cable design popular in aran sweaters!

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Materials Used

Afghanistan Cashmere

Sourced and spun entirely in Afghanistan, this 100% cashmere yarn is the ultimate in “feel good” yarn. The yarn is spun by Afghan women from their homes and they receive a fair wage for their labor. As a fair trade product, it not only feels good while you are wearing it, but you can feel good knowing that your purchase is helping someone live a better life.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
C3R
Cable 3 Right – slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next stitch from left hand needle then knit sts from cable needle.
C3L
Cable 3 Left – slip next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 2 sts from left hand needle then knit sts from cable needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked over 3 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Worked over 3 stitches

  • Note: Slipped to the Left
  • Row 1: (right side) Sl 1 purl-wise, k2.
  • Row 2: P2, sl 1 purl-wise.
  • Row 3: C3L
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of The 3 Stitch Slipped Cable Right Side

Example of The 3 Stitch Slipped Cable Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of The 3 Stitch Slipped Cable Wrong Side

Example of The 3 Stitch Slipped Cable Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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