The Sandwind Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Sandwind Cable Stitch pattern is a non traditional cable that gives a wavy all-over textured look. This unique stitch creates a beautiful fabric. It’s a great knitting stitch for large projects like blankets or scarves, but can also be used in hats or pillows.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
C6F
Cable Six Front: Slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold in front, k3 from main needle, k3 from cable needle.
C6B
Cable Six Back: Slip 3 sts onto cable needle, hold in back, k3 from main needle, k3 from cable needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 12 + 6 (+ 2 for a selvedge stitch on each end)

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 12 + 6 (+ 2 for a selvedge stitch on each end)

  • Row 1 (RS): Knit
  • Row 2: Purl
  • Row 3: 1 edge st, *C6F, k6; rep from *to last st, 1 edge
  • Row 4: Purl
  • Row 5: Knit
  • Row 6: Purl
  • Row 7: 1 edge st, *k6, C6B; rep from *to last st, 1 edge st
  • Row 8: Purl

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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