Right Cross Cork Cable Stitch

The Right Cross Cork Cable Stitch Knitting Pattern Tutorial by Knitiversity

About this Stitch Pattern


This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cork cable back cross stitch. This cable pattern creates a panel of crossed rib stitches. It is perfect for a cable detail on an aran sweater or afghan.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
BC
Back Cross – sl 4sts to dpn and hold in back, k2, then sl the 2 purl sts back to left-hand needle and purl them; then k2 from dpn

Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Intermediate

Row Count

12

Stitch Repeat

Panel of 14sts

Stitch Pattern Instructions


Cast On: Panel of 14sts on a background of reverse stockinette

    • Row 1: (wrong side) k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 2: p2, (k2, p2) 3 times
    • Row 3: k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 4: p2, (k2, p2) 3 times
    • Row 5: k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 6: p2, k2, p2, Back Cross, p2
    • Row 7: k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 8: p2, (k2, p2) 3 times
    • Row 9: k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 10: p2, (k2, p2) 3 times
    • Row 11: k2, (p2, k2) 3 times
    • Row 12: p2, back cross, p2, k2, p2

Repeat these 12 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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