The Pucker Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Pucker Cable stitch pattern creates a fabric of stacked rings. These are essentially mock cables that make little holes in the fabric. The result is columns of these circles that looks great in large projects. Use this in a scarf or afghan.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Knit Through The Back Loop
Purl Through The Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 5

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 3

  • Row 1 (RS): *P1, k1 tbl, p1, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k1 tbl, p1
  • Row 2: K1, p1 tbl, k1, *p2, k1, p1 tbl, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 3: *P1, k1 tbl, p1, k1, yo, k1; rep from *, end p1, k1 tbl, p1
  • Row 4: K1, p1 tbl, k1, *p3, k1, p1 tbl, k1; rep from * to end
  • Row 5: *P1, k1 tbl, p1, k3, pass the 3rd st on right hand needle over the center 2 sts; rep from *, end p1, k1 tbl, p1

Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.

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