The Little Pearl Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The little pearl stitch is a simple cable knitting pattern. Embedded in a background of stockinette, this tiny column of diamonds creates a subtle textured fabric. Using basic two stitch cables, this is an easy pattern for beginners to experiment with. It can be used as an accent in all kinds of project to add a little interesting detail. Try it on sweater sleeves or in a hat.

Video Tutorial


Purl Stitch
Cable 2 Forward – Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k1, k1 from cn.
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.

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