Little Cable Stitch

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.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Left Twist
Right Twist

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  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.

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