The Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #66

Stitch Description

The Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch is a cable pattern that consists of a row of interlocking arrows that point down. It’s a great motif to use on blankets or as an accent on sweater sleeves and other garments.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
C3L
Cable 3 Left: Slip two sts onto cable needle,hold in back, k 1 from main needle, k 2 off of cable needle.
C3R
Cable 3 Right: Slip one st onto cable needle, hold in front, k 2 from main needle, k 1 off of cable needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Repeat rows 1 - 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Worked over 6 stitches on a Reverse stockinette background

  • Row 1: K2, wyib sl 1 twice, k2
  • Row 2: P2, wyif sl 1 twice, p2
  • Row 3: C3L, C3R
  • Row 4: P6
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Downward Slipped Double Cable Stitch

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