The Pillar Spiral Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Pillar Spiral Cable Stitch is a simple cable pattern. With a basic 2 stitch cable twist, columns of spiraling cables are created. Perfect for beginning cable knitters, this stitch is a great substitution for wide ribs. The Pillar Spiral Cable pattern is great for hats, scarves, and blankets.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
C2B
Cable Two Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 7 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 7 + 2

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k3, C2B, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: K2, *p5, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P2, *k2, C2B, k1, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K2, *p5, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: P2, *k1, C2B, k2, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 6: K2, *p5, k2; rep from * to end
  • Row 7: P2, *C2B, k3, p2; rep from * to end
  • Row 8: K2, *p5, k2; rep from * to end

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

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