Knit a Cable Stitch
The braided, ropelike cable is much easier to stitch than it appears. Basically, you knit as usual but hold a few stitches in reserve on a cable needle until you need them.
Try these projects:
Tools and Materials
- Left-hand needle
- Cable needle
Cable Stitch Knit How-To
1. Slide 4 stitches off left-hand needle onto cable needle; hold cable needle in front of work.
2. Knit 4 stitches from left-hand needle.
3. Now, knit the 4 stitches off the cable needle. Continue across stitches on left-hand needle as directed by pattern.
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