The Crochet Cable Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #161

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the crochet cable stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate looking pattern. The crochet cable stitch would be great for sweaters, baby blankets, and scarves!

Video Tutorial


Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiple of 4 + 3

  • Row 1: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn.
  • Row 2: ch 3 (counts as 1 dc), *skip next sc, 1dc in next 3 sc, yo, with hook in front of work, go back and insert hook from front to back into skipped st before the 3 dc group; yo and complete dc (Cable st); rep from * across, end dc in last st, turn.
  • Row 3: ch 1, 1 sc in each dc across, turn.
  • Repeat rows 2 and 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Crochet Cable Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Crochet Cable Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)


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