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Knit with Aabhar – Diagonal Cable Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description


Diagonal Cable Stitch Pattern is a different type of cable knitting pattern where the embossed diagonal stitches are made using the Right Twist (RT) and Left Twist (LT) stitches. The diagonal cables are set on a background of garter stitches creating a textured fabric.

Diagonal Cable Stitch is not a reversible knitting pattern and it will look great in projects like blankets, shawls, and sweaters.

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Pattern Details


Skill Level
Intermediate

Row Count
10

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 10 + 2

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Abbreviations


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

CNCable needle
COCast on
kKnit
pPurl
RSRight side
WSWrong side
RTsl 1 on to CN, hold in back, k1, k1 from CN
LTsl 1 on to CN, hold in front, k1, k1 from CN

Special stitches: (making cable stitches without using a cable needle)

RT (Right Twist, also called 1/1 Right Cross (RC)) –

  1. Insert the right needle into the front of the second stitch on the left needle and slip it, letting the first stitch drop off the needle towards the back of your work.
  2. Pick up the dropped stitch with the left needle, then transfer the slipped stitch back to the left needle. (The stitches are now twisted.)
  3. Knit these two stitches one by one.

LT (Left Twist, also called 1/1 Left Cross (LC))-

  1. Insert the right needle into the back of the second stitch on the left needle and slip it, letting the first stitch drop off the needle towards the front of your work.
  2. Pick up the dropped stitch with the left needle, then transfer the slipped stitch back to the left needle. (The stitches are now twisted.)
  3. Knit these two stitches one by one.

Pattern Instructions


CO multiple of 10 + 2 stitches.

Row 1:(RS) – * p6, RT, LT; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 2:Purl.
Row 3:p4, * RT, LT, p6; rep from * to last 8 sts, RT, LT, p4.
Row 4:Purl.
Row 5:p2, * RT, LT, p6; rep from * to end.
Row 6:Purl.
Row 7:* RT, LT, p6; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 8:Purl.
Row 9:p8, * RT, LT, p6; rep from * to last 4 sts, RT, LT.
Row 10:Purl.

Repeat this free knit pattern (10 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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