The Rose Garden Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The rose garden cable stitch is a simple cable pattern consisting of a central column, framed by columns of twisted stockinette ribs. The result is a fabric that looks a bit like a rose garden. This stitch can be used as a panel, or worked all over to be used in blankets, scarves, or even hats.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
KTBL
Knit Through the Back Loop
PTBL
Purl Through the Back Loop
C4B
Cable 4 Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 9 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 9 + 5.

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, KTBl, p2, *k4, p2, KTBl, p2; Rep from *to end
  • Row 2: K2, PTBl, k2, *p4, k2, PTBl, k2; Rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P2, KTBl, p2, *C4B, p2, KTBl, p2: Rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K2, PTBl, k2, *p4, k2, PTBl, k2; Rep from * to end

Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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