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Braided Lace Cable Knitting Stitch | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Braided Lace Cable knitting stitch is a highly textured pattern featuring braided cables with eyelets between the braids. It almost resembles opened seed pods with eyelets representing seeds. Although the pattern looks complex, it is quite simple, made with only basic knitting stitches.

You can feature this knitting stitch pattern in various home decor projects like cushion covers, and more.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 12) + 8 stitches

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This free knitting pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knitting abbreviations

COCast on
C4FCable 4 Front
(sl 2 to CN, hold in front, k2, k2 from CN)
p2togPurl 2 stitches together
RSRight side
sskSlip 2 stitches knitwise, knit these 2 stitches together through back loops
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
yoYarn over

Making cable stitch without using a cable needle:

C4F (Cable 4 Front, also called 2/2 Left Cross (2/2 LC))-

  1. Slip next 2 stitches off the left needle, hold them in front of work
  2. Transfer next 2 stitches from left needle to right needle
  3. Pick up the 2 slipped stitches on the left needle
  4. Transfer the 2 stitches from right needle back to left needle
  5. Knit all 4 stitches

Pattern Instructions

CO (Multiple of 12 sts) + 8 sts. For example, you can cast on (12 x 2) + 8 = 32 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (RS):p2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 2:k2, * p2, yo, p2tog, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 3:Rep Row 1.
Row 4:Rep Row 2.
Row 5:p2, * C4F, p2, k2, yo, ssk, p2; rep from * to last 6 sts, C4F, p2.
Row 6:Rep Row 2.
Row 7:Rep Row 1.
Row 8:Rep Row 2.
Row 9:Rep Row 1.
Row 10:Rep Row 2.
Row 11:p2, * k2, yo, ssk, p2, C4F, p2; rep from * to last 6 sts, k2, yo, ssk, p2.
Row 12:Rep Row 2.

Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions (12 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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