The Cable Four Front (C4F)

Stitch Description

The Cable Four Front is a traditional cable stitch. All cable stitches are rearranging the order of the stitches being worked, creating a twisted effect on the fabric. The Cable Four Front uses the abbreviation C4F, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The F is for Front or forward, explaining where your cable needle will go when you are working to create the twist.

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Stitch Details

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Intermediate

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Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Slip 2 sts onto the cable needle.
  • Step 2: Hold cable needle in front of work.
  • Step 3: Knit 2 sts off of main needle.
  • Step 4: Knit 2 sts off of cable needle

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