Twisted Cable Rib Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the twisted cable rib stitch. This stitch is a mock cable pattern which achieves its effect by using the twist stitch. The twist stitch allows you to knit a cable without using a cable needle.

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Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 4 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 2

    • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k2, p2;* rep from * to end.
    • Row 2: K2, *p2, k2;* rep from * to end.
    • Row 3: P2, *RT, p2,* rep from * to end.
    • Row 4: K2, *p2, k2,* rep from * to end.

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

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3 thoughts on “Twisted Cable Rib Stitch

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  2. says:

    This is really nice. Would it look okay on top of and inch or so of regular ribbing?

    • Johnny Vasquez says:

      I don’t see why it wouldn’t. Try it out and send us a pic of what you come up with!

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