The Popping Cable Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #215

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the popping cable stitch. This stitch creates a fun cable design. The popping cable stitch would be great for pillows, scarves and purses!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
sl st
Slip Stitch
Cable
Cable- ch 4, Sl st around post of next sc 3 rows below, turn, 4sc in ch 4 space, turn


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 6 sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 6 sts

  • Row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
  • Row 4: ch 1, sc in each sc across, turn.
  • Row 5: ch 1, sc in 1st 2sc, *cable in next sc 3rows below, skip next sc on current row, sc in next 5sc; rep from * to last 3sc, cable in next sc 3 rows below, sc in last 2sc, turn.
  • Row 6: ch 1, sc in each st across, turn.
  • Row 7: ch 1, sc in 1st 2sc, *cable in next sc 3 rows below (behind prev cable), skip next sc on row, sc in next 5sc; rep from * to last 3sc, cable in next sc 3 rows below, sc in last 2sc, turn.

Repeat rows 6 and 7 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Popping Cable Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Popping Cable Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Popping Cable Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Popping Cable Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)


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