Gentle Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the gentle cable stitch. The gentle cable stitch creates a woven looking cable design. The gentle cable stitch would be great for pillows, hats, and sweater dress!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
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Stockinette Stitch
Cable 2 Back – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the back, k1, k1 off cable needle
Cable 2 Front – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the front, k1, k2 off cable needle

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked over 5 sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Worked over 5 sts

  • Row 1: (Right side): C2B, k1, C2F.
  • Row 2: P5.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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