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April ’17 stitch of the month: Rope Cables

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

One cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; WSF = wrong side facing

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS:

C2L = knit into back of second stitch then knit first stitch slipping both stitches off the needle together

C3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k1 st from cable needle

C3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

C4F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

T3B = slip next stitch onto a cable needle and hold at back of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then p1 st from cable needle

T3F = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at front of work, p1 st from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

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