Tiny Eyelet Cables Stitch

Tiny Eyelet Cables Stitch

Contrary to its name, the Tiny Eyelet Cables stitch is a mock cable stitch and does not require the use of cable needles to produce the “cable” look. With only 4 rows and knitted in a multiple of 6 stitches plus 3, this stitch is a fast knit and is far less complicated to knit than it looks. If you want to have the “cable” look without having to actually go through the hassle of knitting cables, the Tiny Eyelet Cables stitch is one you should certainly try.

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 6 sts + 3

Row 1 (RS): *p3, slip the next 3 sts  pass the third st on the right-hand need over the first 2 sts, slip those 2 sts back onto the left-hand needle, k1, yo, k1; rep from * to the last 3 sts, p3.
Row 2: k3, *p3, k3; rep from * to the end.
Row 3: *p3, k3; rep from * to the end.
Row 4: repeat Row 2.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

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.

 

 

Fuchsia Stitch

Rated as one of the easier cable stitches, the Fuchsia Stitch is worked in a 10-row repeat and knitted in multiple of 8 stitches. Worked in a large panel, this cabled stitch creates a design which resembles a series of fuchsia flowers running vertically down the project. The Fuchsia Stitch requires only two cable techniques thus making it perfect for beginning cable knitters!

Fuchsia Stitch - Purl AvenueWinged Lace Stitch-min

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 8 sts

Row 1, 3, 5 (RS): *k2, p4, k2; rep from * to the end.
Row 2, 4, 6: *p2, k4, p2; rep from * to the end.
Row 7: knit.
Row 8: purl.
Row 9: *T4B, T4F; rep from * to the end.
Row 10: repeat Row 2.

Repeat Rows 1-10.

Notes:

T4B (Twist 4 Back)
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit 2 sts from left-hand needle, then purl 2 sts from cable needle.

T4F (Twist 4 Front)
Slip 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit 2 sts from cable needle.

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Crescent Stitch

 

The Crescent Stitch is a cable stitch that is 6-row repeat and is knitted in a multiple of 3 stitches plus 2. The stitch requires a series of C3L and C3R techniques as well as rows of knits and purls. The Crescent Stitch will add uniqueness to your work that will have people wondering what type of stitch pattern you used. This gorgeous stitch is perfect for all types of knitting projects!

Crescent Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 3 sts+2

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2 and all alternate rows: purl.
Row 3: k1, *C3R; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 5: k1, *C3L; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Row 6: purl.

Repeat Rows 1-6.

C3L (Cable 3 Left)
Slip next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 2 sts from left-hand needle, then knit st from cable needle.
C3R (Cable 3 Right)
Slip next 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next st from left-hand needle, then knit 2 sts from cable needle.

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