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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 4 stitch cable. The 4-Stitch cable is a basic cable pattern that will add a nice detail to anything from scarves to sweaters. It is a good stitch for beginners to learn how to cable.
Abbreviation: C4B, C4F
Cast On: Multiples of 8
For this stitch you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Cable 4 Back – C4B
Cable 4 Front – C4B
Row 1 (RS): * P2, k4, p2, * rep from *
Row 2: * K2, p4, k2, * rep from *
Row 3: Rep row 1
Row 4: Rep row 2
Row 5: * P2, C4B or C4F, p2, * rep from *
Row 6: Rep row 2
Repeat Rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
3 thoughts on “How to Knit The 4-Stitch Cable”
hi thx so much for sharing!!! do you have a ”celtic” cable knit st.? i saw it on a traditional n. irish sweater
There are quite a few celtic type cables. You can see all our cable stitches here:
I have enjoyed your ideas before glad I found your site again
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