The Little Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #90

Stitch Description

The Little Cable Stitch creates a simple cabled fabric that has tiny little twisted stitches that resemble rows of little birds. It’s great as an accent to a sweater or in a blanket or scarf.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
LT
Left Twist
RT
Right Twist


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 2

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches
  • Row 2: Purl all stitches
  • Row 3: P2, *RT, LT, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K2, *p4, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: Knit all stitches
  • Row 6: Purl all stitches
  • Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of How to Knit the Little Cable Stitch

Example of How to Knit the Little Cable Stitch

6 Comments

Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks