The Ascending Tulip Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Ascending Tulip is a cable stitch consisting of a pair of cabled columns, folding to resemble a tulip flower. This wide panel stitch creates big, bold, mirrored cables. It’s perfect for an aran sweater, sweater sleeve detail, or cable scarf.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit
P
Purl
3/3 LC
3 over 3 Left Cross (Cable 6 Front – C6F): slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.
3/3 RC
3 over 3 Right Cross (Cable 6 Back – C6B): slip next 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 3 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 12 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Panel of 12 stitches

  • Row 1 (Right Side): K12.
  • Row 2: P12.
  • Row 3: 3/3 RC, 3/3 LC.
  • Row 4: P12.
  • Row 5: K12.
  • Row 6: P12.

Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

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