Mock Zig Zag Cable Knitting Stitch

mock cable stitch
Mock cable stitch, the illusion of cables without the bumps.


Abbreviations:

k = knit
p = purl
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together.
ssk = slip, slip, knit. Slip two stitches knitwise one at a time onto the right needle, stick point of left needle in two slipped stitches in front of the right needle and knit.
yo = yarn over

 

Cast on multiples of 16 plus 1

Row 1: * p2, yo, k7, ssk, k4, p1 * p1

Row 2 and all even rows: k1 * k1, p13, k2 *

Row 3: * p2, k1, yo, k7, ssk, k3, p1 * p1

Row 5: * p2, k2, yo, k7, ssk, k2, p1, * p1

Row 7: * p2, k3, yo, k7, ssk, k1, p1, * p1

Row 9: * p2, k4, yo, k7, ssk, p1, * P1

Row 11: * p2, k4, k2tog, k7, yo, p1, * p1

Row 13: * p2, k3, k2tog, k7, yo, k1, p1, * p1

Row 15: * p2, k2, k2tog, k7, yo, k2, p1, * p1

Row 17: * p2, k1, k2tog, k7, yo, k3, p1, * p1

Row 19: * p2, k2tog, k7, yo, k4, p1, * p1

20 rows make up pattern.

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