The Rose Garden Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #168

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the rose garden cable stitch. This rose garden cable stitch is a pretty cable panel that mixes twisted stitches with a basic cable. The result is great for blankets, sweaters, and pillows.

Video Tutorial

Materials Used


Wool-Ease is a 4-ply worsted-weight yarn that is so beloved by knitters and crocheters that it inspired an entire family of yarns. Wool-Ease® is appreciated for its versatility and value. It has the feel, warmth and softness of wool, combined with the easy care of machine wash-and-dryability. Its extensive color range makes it easy to design with and perfect for every project from socks to afghans.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit Through the Back Loop
Purl Through the Back Loop
Cable 4 Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  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, KBl, p2, *k4, p2, KBl, p2; Rep from *to end
  • Row 2: K2, PBl, k2, *p4, k2, PBl, k2; Rep from * to end
  • Row 3: P2, KBl, p2, *C4B, p2, KBl, p2: Rep from * to end
  • Row 4: K2, PBl, k2, *p4, k2, PBl, k2; Rep from * to end
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rose Garden Cable Stitch (Right Side)Example of the Rose Garden Cable Stitch (Wrong Side)

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