This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the chunky braid stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful thick cable pattern. The chunky braid stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and sweaters!
Materials Used in this Tutorial
Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.
A Pair of Knitting Needles
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Cable 6 Front (C6F)- slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.
Cable 6 Back (C6B)- slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.
Cast On: Panel with a Multiple of 6 sts + 9 on a background of reverse St st.
(Right Side): knit.
k3, *C6F; rep from * to end.
*C6B; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.