The Slipped Double Chain Cable Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #60

Stitch Description

The Slipped Double Chain Cable Stitch is a cable pattern that uses slipped stitches to create a traveling chain link motif. It is a great detail for home decor projects, scarves, or sweaters.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
C3LF
Cable 3 Left Front: Slip stitch onto cable needle and hold in front of work, k 2, knit stitch off of cable needle.
C3RB
Cable 3 Right Back: Slip 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in back of work, k1, knit 2 sts off of cable needle.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Worked over 7 stitches on a Reverse stockinette

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Worked over 7 stitches on a Reverse stockinette background

  • Row 1 (RS): Sl 1 purlwise, k5, sl 1 purlwise
  • Row 2: Sl 1 purlwise, k5, sl 1 purlwise
  • Row 3: C3LF, k1, C3RB
  • Row 4: Purl all stitches
  • Row 5: K2, Sl 1 purlwise, k1, sl 1 purlwise, k2
  • Row 6: P2, Sl 1 purlwise, p1, sl 1 purlwise, p2
  • Row 7: C3RB, k1, C3LF
  • Row 8: Purl all stitches
  • Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

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