Tight Braid Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Tight Braid Cable Stitch creates a distinctive plaited pattern on your fabric. While it has a great bold look, it does not have a lot of give over its braided panel, so it would work best for projects like home decor items.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Cable 4 Front
Cable 4 Back

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 10 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Worked over a Panel of 10 stitches

  • Row 1: Purl
  • Row 2: K2, [c4f] twice
  • Row 3: Purl
  • Row 4: [c4b] twice, k2
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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