The Wavy Cable Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #150

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the wavy cable rib stitch. This simple cable stitch that is a different twist on the traditional rib pattern. It is a good introduction to using a cable needle for the beginner to learn and can easily be done without a cable needle as well. It’s great for scarves, hats, and afghans.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
c2f
Cable 2 Front: Slip one st onto cable needle and hold to front, k1, k1 off of cable needle
c2b
Cable 2 Back: Slip one st onto cable needle and hold to back, k1, k1 off of cable needle
rt
Right Twist
lt
Left Twist

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 1

  • Row 1 (RS): K1, *p2, k1, * rep from* to end.
  • Row 2: P1, *C2F, p1,* rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: rep Row 1.
  • Row 4: P1, *C2B, p1,* rep form * to end.
  • Repeat Rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Right SideExample of the Wavy Cable Rib Stitch Wrong Side

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