The 2 Color Ladders with Twists Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #129

Stitch Description

The 2-Color Ladders with Twists Stitch is an intermediate colorwork pattern with striking cable detail. It is great for baby blankets or children’s toys.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
C2B
Cable 2 Back: Slip one st onto cable needle and hold to back, k1, k1 off of cable needle
C2F
Cable 2 Front: Slip one st onto cable needle and hold to front, k1, k1 off of cable needle

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6

  • Prep Row 1 (RS):Using A, Knit
  • Prep Row 2: Using A, Purl
  • Row 1: Using B, k2, sl 2, *k4, sl 2; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
  • Row 2: Using B, k1, p1, sl 2, p1, *k2, p1, sl 2, p1; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 3: Using A, k1, c2b, c2f, *k2, c2b, c2f; rep from * to last st, k1
  • Row 4: Using A, purl
  • Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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