The Open Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Open Cable Stitch is a cable is a non-crossing cable that creates an interesting column of open loops. The curves of this cable brush each other, leaving a center column of stitches. This cable detail can be used as an accent in many project types.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Cable Three Right: slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold to back of work, k1, k2 from cable needle
Cable Three Left: slip next st onto cable needle and hold to front of work, k2, k1 from cable needle

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked of 7 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Panel of 7 sts

  • Row 1 (Right side): Knit 7
  • Row 2: Purl 7
  • Row 3: C3R. k1, C3L
  • Row 4: Purl 7
  • Repeat rows 1-4 until you reach your desired length.

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