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Mock Cable on Moss Stitch | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Mock Cable on Moss Knitting Stitch is a textured all-over pattern that gives an appearance of a cable knitting pattern without any cable stitches. The pattern is just as the name suggests – a faux cable on a background of moss stitches. It’s not a reversible pattern, and the ‘wrong’ side’ looks like a log bamboo on moss stitch.

As it is not an actual cable knitting pattern, it is a great knitting stitch for projects such as blankets, baby items, and headbands.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 9 + 5

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

COCast on
k1 tblKnit 1 stitch through back loop
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO Multiple of 9 + 5.

Row 1:(RS) – [k1, p1] twice, k1, * k1 tbl, p2, k1 tbl, [k1, p1] twice, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 2:* [k1, p1] 3 times, k2, p1; rep from * to last 5 sts, [k1, p1] twice, k1.
Row 3:Rep Row 1.
Row 4:Rep Row 2.
Row 5:[k1, p1] twice, k1, * yo, k1 tbl, p2, k1 tbl, lift yo over last 4 sts and off needle, [k1, p1] twice, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 6:Rep Row 2.

Repeat these instructions for the free knit pattern (6 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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