The Right Cross Cork Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #162

Stitch Description

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.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

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 Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 14sts

Stitch Characteristics

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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Right Cross Cork Cable Stitch Right SideExample of the Right Cross Cork Cable Stitch Wrong Side

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