Cable stitch – easy knitting tutorial

Cables are very popular in knitting. There’re so many cable types from the very straight forward to the very intricate.

This video demonstrates a basic cable going into 2 different directions.

Check it out.

In knitting speak, to make the piece in the video:

  1. Cast on 21 stitches
  2. Row 1: p3, k6, p3, k6, p3
  3. Row 2: k3, p6, k3, p6, k3.
  4. Alternate 1 and 2 for 4 or 6 rows and on the next row do the cable twists.

Do you know how to knit, purl and cast on? Here’s a reminder.

How to knit and purl to make stockinette stitch

Cast on

Abbreviations on patterns

Cable stitch video tutorial

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