Giant Cable

Sunday Stitches: Giant Cable

The clue's in the name with this week's stitch pattern - it's a Giant Cable!

8th January 2017

Ideal for statement hats, cosy blankets and feature cushions, this week's stitch pattern is a real must-knit! Cables are a real knitting classic and this bold cable is ideal for showing off a timeless technique.

To knit the Giant Cable pattern, just follow this stitch pattern to the desired length: 

Cast on cable of 18 sts on a background of reverse stocking stitch. (Try 34 sts.)

Row 1 (RS) P8, K18, P8.

Row 2 K8, P18, K8.

Row 3 P8, K6, C12F, P8.

Row 4 K8, P18, K8.

Row 5 P8, K18, P8.

Row 6 K8, P18, K8.

Row 7 P8, K18, P8.

Row 8 K8, P18, K8.

Row 9 P8, K18, P8.

Row 10 K8, P18, K8.

Row 11 P8, C12B, K6, P8.

Row 12 K8, P18, K8.

Row 13 P8, K18, P8.

Row 14 K8, P18, K8.

Row 15 P8, K18, P8.

Row 16 K8, P18, K8.

These 16 rows form the cable pattern.

Giant Cable

For a full list of abbreviations click here.

Use this striking stitch pattern to knit yourself a real show-stopping satchel bag!

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Have a lovely, knitting-filled Sunday!

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