The Braided Cable Stitch

Teekay   >  27 November 2017

Stitch-A-Week 

This week's stitch is the The Braided Cable Stitch.

Knit with a multiple of 12 sts  with a 16 row repeat.

Special Stitch:

Cable 4 Back; slip the next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, K2 from the left-hand needle, then knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.

Cable 4 Front; slip the next 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, K2 from the left-hand needle, then knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.

Instructions:

1st (right side), 3rd, 13th  and 15th rows: *P3, K6, P3; rep from * to end.

2nd and every alternate row: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.

5th and 9th rows: *P3, K2, Cable 4 back, P3; rep from * to end .

7th and 11th rows: *P3,  Cable 4 front, K2; repeat from * to end.

Repeat Rows 1 through 16 for pattern.