The Chunky Cable Stitch

Chunky Cable Stitch Knitting Pattern (Right Side)

About this Stitch Pattern

This large cable stitch is made up of one big twist. The result creates a chunky cable, with excess fabric in it’s folds. It’s a simple stitch pattern that knits up quickly. Definitely poised to draw attention, this stitch is perfect for bulky yarns, scarves, hats, and blankets.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Cable 10 Forward – Slip 5 sts onto cable needle, knit 5 sts, k all sts from cable needle.

Stitch Pattern Details

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Stitch Repeat

Worked over 10 stitches

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Worked over 10 stitches on a Reverse stockinette background.

  • Row 1 (RS): K10
  • Row 2: P10
  • Row 3: C10F
  • Row 4: P10
  • Row 5: K10
  • Row 6: P10
  • Row 7: K10
  • Row 8: P10
  • Row 9: K10
  • Row 10: P10

Repeat rows 1 – 10 until you have reached your desired length.

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Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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