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Gentle Cable Stitch

Gentle Cable Knitting Stitch Pattern

About This Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the gentle cable stitch. The gentle cable stitch creates a woven looking cable design. The gentle cable stitch would be great for pillows, hats, and sweater dress!

[Video] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

Techniques Used in this Stitch

K”]Knit Stitch
P”]Purl Stitch
st st”]Stockinette Stitch
C2B”]Cable 2 Back – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the back, k1, k1 off cable needle
C2F”]Cable 2 Front – slip next stitch onto cable needle, hold to the front, k1, k2 off cable needle

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Repeat


Stitch Repeat

Worked over 5 sts

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Worked over 5 sts

  • Row 1: (Right side): C2B, k1, C2F.
  • Row 2: P5.

Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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