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Willow Cable Knit Stitch Pattern

willow cable knit stitch pattern

willow cable knit stitch pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)

<> XL Baby Wool, Gazzal (Medium) – 100% Eco Wool. 100 grams -193 yards per skein

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

Cable 2 Back (C2B): Slip next 2 stitches to the extra needle and hold in back of work, k2 from the left-hand needle, k2 from the extra needle.

Cable 2 Front (C2F): Slip next 2 stitches to the extra needle and hold in front of work, k2 from the left-hand needle, k2 from the extra needle.

Willow cable knit stitch instructions:

Cast on a multiple of 13 sts, plus 2 selvage stitches.  Cast on 28 sts.

Row 1: sel s, *p2, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p2 – repeat from *, sel s.

Row 2: sel s, purl all stitches, sel s.

Row 3: Repeat Row 1

Row 4: Repeat Row 2

Row 5: Repeat Row 1

Row 6: Repeat Row 2

Row 7: Repeat Row 1

Row 8: Repeat Row 2

Row 9: sel s, *p2, C2F, k1, C2B, p2 – repeat from *, sel s.

Row 10: Repeat Row 2

Repeat Rows 1-10 to form pattern.

willow cable knit stitch for hats

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