The 6-Stitch Spiral Cable

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


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.

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