Gentle Cable Stitch

Gentle Cable Knitting Stitch Pattern

About this Stitch Pattern

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!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
st st
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 Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Worked over 5 sts

Stitch 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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Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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