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October ’17 stitch of the month: Connected Cables

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

Cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

foll(s) = follow(s)ing; k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sts = stitch(es)

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

C6B(F)  = slip next 3sts onto a cable needle and hold at back(front) of work, k3sts from left hand needle, then k3sts from cable needle

T4B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k3sts from left hand needle, then p1 st from cable needle

T4F = slip next 3sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p1 st from left hand needle, then k3sts from cable needle

Multiple of 20sts:

An additional 4 rows have been added before the start of the cable pattern and are worked as folls:

  1. P1, k3, p3, k3, *k3, p3, k3, p2, k3, p3, k3, rep from * to last 10sts, k3, p3, k3, p1.
  2. K1, p3, k3, p3, *p3, k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, p3, rep from * to last 10sts, p3, k3, p3, k1.

Rep these 2 rows

1st row: RSF, p1, k3, p2, T4F, *T4B, p2, T4B, T4F, p2, T4F, rep from * to last 10sts, T4B, p2, k3, p1.

2nd row: K1, p3, k3, p3, *p3, k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, p3, rep from * to last 10sts, p3, k3, p3, k1.

3rd row: P1, T4F, p2, *C6B, p2, T4B, p2, T4F, p2, rep from * to last 13sts, C6B, p2, T4B, p1.

4th row: (K2, p3) twice, *p3, k2, p3, k4, p3, k2, p3, rep from * to last 10sts, (p3, k2) twice.

5th row: P2, T4F, T4B, *T4F, T4B, p4, T4F, T4B, rep from * to last 10sts, T4F, T4B, p2.

6th row: K3, p6, *k2, p6, k6, p6, rep from * to last 11sts, k2, p6, k3.

7th row: P3, C6F, *p2, C6F, p6, C6F, rep from * to last 11sts, p2, C6F, p3.

8th row: As 6th row.

9th row: P2, T4B, T4F, *T4B, T4F, p4, T4B, T4F, rep from * to last 10sts, T4B, T4F, p2.

10th row: As 4th row.

11th row: P1, T4B, p2, *C6B, p2, T4F, p2, T4B, p2, rep from * to last 13sts, C6B, p2, T4F, p1.

12th row: As 2nd row.

13th row: P1, k3, p2, T4B, *T4F, p2, T4F, T4B, p2, T4B, rep from * to last 10sts, T4F, p2, k3, p1.

14th row: K1, p3, k2, p3, *k2, p3, k3, p6, k3, p3, rep from * to last 11sts, (k2, p3) twice, k1.

15th row: P1, k3, p2, k3, *p2, k3, p3, C6B, p3, k3, rep from * to last 11sts, (p2, k3) twice, p1.

16th row: As 14th row.

Rep 1st to 16th row.

 

 

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