The Simple Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #184

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the simple cable stitch. This stitch is only worked over two stitches so it has a fairly small footprint. The simple cable stitch could be used to add detail with texture to almost any knitting project!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

P
Purl Stitch
C2B
Cable 2 Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 2sts

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 2sts

  • Row 1 C2B
  • Row 2 Purl
  • Repeat these 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Simple Cable Stitch

Example of the Simple Cable Stitch (Click for Larger)


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