The Cable Arrows Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #220

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cable arrow stitch. The cable arrow stitch creates braided looking cable design. The cable arrow stitch would be great for sweaters, scarves, and gloves!

Video Tutorial

Materials Used


SOYSILK® brand fiber is made from the residue of soybeans from tofu manufacturing. This process is 100-percent natural and free of any petrochemicals, making it an extremely environmentally friendly product. SOYSILK® brand fiber offers superior moisture absorption and ventilation properties along with beautiful draping, softness and warmth.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked over 8 sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Worked over 8 sts

  • Row 1: (right side): Knit.
  • Row 2: Purl.
  • Row 3: P1, T3B, T3F, p1.
  • Row 4: K1, p2, k2, p2, k1.
  • Row 5: T3B, p2, T3F.
  • Row 6: P2, k4, P2.
  • Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

    Swatch Photos

    Example of the Cable Arrows Stitch. (Right Side)

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

    Example of the Cable Arrows Stitch. (Wrong Side)

    Example of the Cable Arrows Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for larger image)

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