The Little Pearl Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #171

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the little pearl cable stitch. It is great to add an eye-catching addition to sweaters, afghans, or baby blankets.

Video Tutorial


Purl Stitch
Cable 2 Forward
Cable 2 Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked Over 4 Stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Worked Over 4 Stitches

  • Row 1:C2f, c2b
  • Row 2:Purl
  • Row 3:C2b, c2f
  • Row 4:Purl
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Little Pearl Cable Stitch Right SideExample of the Little Pearl Cable Stitch Wrong Side


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