The Twist Cable and Ladder Lace Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the twist cable and ladder lace stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace and cable pattern. The twist cable and ladder lace stitch would be great for shawls, scarves, and sweaters.

Video Tutorial





Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
yo
Yarn Over
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
psso
Pass Slip Stitch Over
k tbl
Knit Through Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 7 sts + 6

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 7 sts + 6.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): k1, *k2tog, [yo] twice, sl 1, k1, psso, k3; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2tog, [yo] twice, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
  • Row 2: k2, *[k tbl, k1] into double yo of previous row, k1, p3, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, [k tbl, k1] into double yo of previous row, k2.
  • Row 3: k1, *k2tog, [yo] twice, sl 1, k1, psso, knit into 3rd st on left hand needle, then knit into 2nd st, then knit into 1st st, slipping all 3sts onto right hand needle together; rep from * to last 5 sts, k2tog, [yo] twice, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
  • Row 4: k2, *[k tbl, k1] into double yo of previous row, k1, p3, k1; rep from * to last 4 sts, [k tbl, k1] into double yo of previous row, k2.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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