How to Knit the Woven Cable Stitch

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the woven cable stitch. This cable pattern creates a tight, dense fabric with a woven look. It does not drape very well, but may be good for pillows and afghans.

Skill: Intermediate

Cast On: Multiples of 4

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

Knit – k

Purl – p

Cable Four Front – C4F

Cable Four Back – C4B

Pattern:

Row 1 (RS): *C4F; rep from * to end

Row 2: Purl all stitches

Row 3: K2, *C4B; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2

Row 4: Purl all stitches

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Woven Cable Stitch

Example of the Woven Cable Stitch

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