Reversible Little Ropes Stitch

If you are looking for a cable stitch that looks elaborate but is easy to knit then the Reversible Little Ropes Stitch is perfect for you! Knitted in a four-row repeat, this stitch requires only two cable techniques. And as a bonus, this stitch is completely reversible thus adding versatility to your knitwear!

Little Ropes Stitch RS - Purl Avenue

Right Side

Little Ropes Stitch WS - Purl Avenue

Wrong Side

 

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts

Row 1 (RS): *p4, slip the next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in back, k2, then k2 from cable needle; rep from * to the end.
Row 2, 4: *p4, k4; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: *slip the next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold in front, p2, then p2 from cable needle, k4; rep from * to the end.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

 

 

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