The 6-Stitch Spiral Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #202

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 6-stitch spiral cable stitch. This stitch uses simple cable techniques to create a complicated-looking cable motif. The 6-stitch spiral cable stitch would be great for aran sweaters, book covers, and home decor items!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Cable 2 Forward – slip next st onto cable needle and hold to front of work, k1, k1 from cable needle.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 6 sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Panel of 6 sts

  • Note: This cable slants to the left
  • Row 1: (Right side) [c2f] 3 times
  • Row 2: purl
  • Row 3: k1, [c2f] twice, k1
  • Row 4: purl
  • Repeat rows 1-4 until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the 6 Stitch Spiral Cable Stitch (Right Side)

Example of the 6 Stitch Spiral Cable Stitch. Right Side (click for larger image)

Example of the 6-Stitch Spiral Cable Stitch {Wrong Side}

Example of the 6-Stitch Spiral Cable Stitch {Wrong Side} (Click for Larger)

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