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April ’19 stitch of the month: Diagonal Cables

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YOU WILL NEED

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

Cable needle

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; st(s) = stitch(es)

SPECIAL ABBREVIATIONS

C3B = slip next st 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

C4B(F) = slip next 2sts onto a cable needle and hold at back(front) of work, k2sts from left hand needle, then k2sts from cable needle

PATTERN INSTRUCTIONS

Multiple of 12sts + 4sts

1st row: RSF, k2, p1, k1, *k2, C4B, k2, (p1, k1) twice, rep from * to end.

2nd row: (P2, k1, p1, k1, p7) to last 4sts, p2, k1, p1.

3rd row: K4, *C4B, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, rep from * to end.

4th row: (P4, k1, p1, k1, p5) to last 4sts, p4.

5th row: K2, *C4B, k2, p1, k1, p1, k3, rep from * to last 2sts, k2.

6th row: (P6, k1, p5) to last 4sts, p4.

7th row: K1, C3B, (C4F, k4, C4B) to end.

8th row: P.

9th row: K3, p1, *k2, C4F, C4B, k1, p1, rep from * to end.

10th row: (P1, k1, p9, k1) to last 4sts, p1, k1, p2.

11th row: K3, p1, *k1, p1, k2, C4F, k3, p1, rep from * to end.

12th row: (P9, k1, p1, k1) to last 4sts, p4.

13th row: K4, *(k1, p1) twice, k2, C4F, k2, rep from * to end.

14th row: (P7, k1, p1, k1, p2) to last 4sts, p4.

15th row: K1, C3F, *k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, C4F, rep from * to end.

16th row: (P5, k1, p1, k1, p4) to last 4sts, p4.

17th row: K2, *C4F, k3, p1, k1, p1, k2, rep from * to last 2sts, k2.

18th row: (P2, k1, p6) to last 4sts, p4.

19th row: K1, C3B, (C4F, k4, C4B) to end.

20th row: P.

21st row: K4, *p1, k1, C4F, C4B, k2, rep from * to end.

22nd row: (K1, p9, k1, p1) to last 4sts, k1, p3.

23rd row: K2, p1, k1, *p1, k3, C4B, k2, p1, k1, rep from * to end.

24th row: (K1, p1, k1, p9) to last 4sts, (k1, p1) twice.

Rep these 24 rows.

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