The winding roads stitch is a slipped stitch cable pattern. It creates a fabric with vertical lines that curve and connect. The final effect is like little roads winding along a great plain. This all-over stitch pattern is a great stitch for blankets, scarves, and even hats. The bold graphical nature of the winding roads stitch would also look nice on the body of a sweater.
- Knit Stitch
- Purl Stitch
- Slip Stitch
- With Yarn In Front
- 1/1 LPC
- 1 over 1 Left Purl Cable (T2L – Twist 2 Left): Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in front, p1 from main need, k1 from cable needle.
- 1/1 RPC
- 1 over 1 Right Purl Cable (T2R – Twist 2 Right): Slip 1 stitch to cable needle and hold in back, k1 from main need, p1 from cable needle.
Number of Rows: 20
Multiples of 8
Cast On: Multiples of 8
- Row 1 (RS): *P3, k2, p3; repeat from *
- Row 2 and all EVEN rows: k all k sts, sl p wise wyif all p sts.
- Row 3: Repeat Row 1
- Row 5: *P2, 1/1 RPC, 1/1 LPC, p1; repeat from *
- Row 7: *P1, 1/1 RPC, p2, 1/1 LPC, p1; repeat from *
- Row 9: *1/1 RPC, p4, 1/1 LPC; repeat from *
- Row 11: *K1, p6, k1; repeat from *
- Row 13: Repeat Row 11
- Row 15: *1/1 LPC, p4, 1/1 RPC; repeat from *
- Row 17: *P1, 1/1 LPC, p2, 1/1 RPC, p1; repeat from *
- Row 19: *P2, 1/1 LPC, 1/1 RPC, p2; repeat from *
Repeat rows 1-20 until you have reached your desired length.