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Gentle Cable Stitch

Gentle Cable Knitting Stitch Pattern
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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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