Cable Panel Knitting Stitch

free cable knitting pattern

I love this cable knitting stitch, it looks intricate yet is deceitfully easy to knit up and a real pleasure to create too! So, let’s move on to the free pattern below, but before we do that, if anyone knows the official name of this stitch please let us know in the comments section below!


Abbreviations:

k = Knit
p = Purl
c4f = (cable 4 front)- slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold at the front of the work, knit 2, then knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.
c4b = (cable 4 back)- slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold at the back of the work, knit 2, then knit the 2 stitches from the cable needle.
t4f = slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold at the front of the work, purl 2, then knit 2 from the cable needle.
t4b = slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold at the back of the work, knit 2, then purl 2 from the cable needle.
ws = wrong side of work

 

Panel of 20 stitches

Row 1: (WS) – (p2, k2) twice, p4, (k2, p2) twice

Row 2: k2, p2, t4f, c4f, t4b, p2, k2

Row 3: p2, k4, p8, k4, p2

Row 4: k2, p4, (c4b) twice, p4, k2

Row 5: as row 3

Row 6: k2, p2, t4b, c4f, t4f, p2, k2

Row 7: as row 1

Row 8: k2, c4b, p2, k4, p2, c4f, k2

Row 9: p4, k4, p4, k4, p4

Row 10: c4f, p4, k4, p4, c4f

Row 11: as row 9

Row 12: k4, p4, c4f, p4, k4

Row 13: as row 9

Row 14: as row 10

Row 15: as row 9

Row 16: k2, c4f, p2, k4, p2, c4b, k2

16 rows make up the pattern.

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