The Large Woven Cable Stitch

Stitch Description

The Large Woven Cable stitch look like a big, stretched cable braid. Worked over 20 stitches, this wide cable is much easier than it looks. Often large woven cables like this are used in big sweaters or bulky scarves. It’s a bold stitch pattern that’s great for projects using chunky yarn.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
Reverse St st
Reverse Stockinette Stitch
C8B
Cable 8 Back – slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 4 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.
C8F
Cable 8 Front – slip next 4 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 4 sts from left hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Panel of 20 stitches

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Panel of 20 sts on a background of reverse St st.

  • Row 1(Right side): K20.
  • Row 2: P20.
  • Row 3: K4, [C8F] twice.
  • Row 4: P20.
  • Row 5: K20.
  • Row 6: P20.
  • Row 7: K20.
  • Row 8: P20.
  • Row 9: [C8B] twice, k4.
  • Row 10: P20.
  • Row 11: K20.
  • Row 12: P20.

Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length.

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