Cable 4 Front Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cable 4 front stitch. This technique is used in many more complicated cable motifs and is created by relocating two stitches in a row with the help of a cable needle. It can be used for afghans, blankets, scarves, or to add interest in a stockinette panel.

Video Tutorial



Also known as 2/2 LC

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Note: This technique is worked over 4 stitches.

  • Step 1: Slip the next 2 stitches onto a cable needle
  • Step 2: Hold cable needle to front of work
  • Step 3: K2 from main needle
  • Step 4: K2 from cable needle

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