The Cascade Cable Rib Stitch

Stitch Description

The Cascade cable rib stitch is a fairly basic cable stitch. By combining left and right cables columns of cabled fabric are created. These columns looks like streams of stitches cascading down the side of a mountain. The cascade cable rib stitch is great for scarves, blankets, sweaters and hats.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
2/2 LC
2 over 2 Left Cross (C4F – Cable 4 Front)
2/2 RC
2 over 2 Right Cross (C4B – Cable 4 Back)

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 14 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 14 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k4, 2/2 RC, 2/2 LC, p2, repeat from *
  • All Even Side Rows: K2, *p12, k2, repeat from *
  • Row 3: P2, *k2, 2/2 RC, k6, p2, repeat from *
  • Row 5: P2, *2/2 RC, 2/2 LC, k4, p2, repeat from *
  • Row 7: P2, *k6, 2/2 LC, k2, p2, repeat from *

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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