Folded Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the folded cable stitch. This cable stitch creates a small stack of cables separated by a section of stockinette stitch. The folded cable stitch would be great for hats, pillows and laptop cases!

Video Tutorial





Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through the Back Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Downwards Cable

  • Row 1: (Right Side) Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Row 5: C3L, C3R
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Row 7: C3L, C3R
  • Row 8: Purl
  • Row 9: C3L, C3R
  • Row 10: Purl
  • Row 11: C3L, C3R
  • Row 12: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-12 until you reach your desired length.

Upwards Cable

  • Row 1: (Right Side) Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: Knit
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Row 5: C3R, C3L
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Row 7: C3R, C3L
  • Row 8: Purl
  • Row 9: C3R, C3L
  • Row 10: Purl
  • Row 11: C3R, C3L
  • Row 12: Purl
  • Repeat rows 1-12 until you reach your desired length.

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