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How to Knit The Wavy Cable Rib Stitch

How to Knit the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the wavy cable rib stitch. This simple cable stitch that is a different twist on the traditional rib pattern. It is a good introduction to using a cable needle for the beginner to learn and can easily be done without a cable needle as well. It’s great for scarves, hats, and afghans.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 1

For this stitch you will need to know the following techniques:

Knit – k
Purl – p
Cable Two Forward – C2F
Cable Two Back – C2B
Optional
Right Twist – RT
Left Twist – LT

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): K1, *p2, k1, * rep from* to end.

Row 2: P1, *C2F, p1,* rep from * to end.

Row 3: rep Row 1.

Row 4: P1, *C2B, p1,* rep form * to end.

Repeat Rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Example of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Right Side

Example of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Wrong Side

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Comments

  1. happyindolevalley@gmail.com

    May 31, 2013

    excellent tutorial — thank you!