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Cable :: 3

This stitch pattern is a simple combination of cables, but there is something very elegant about it that can add style to any garment.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0420 Silver.

Needles:
US size 6 (4.0 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 3
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 3

Cast on a multiple of 30 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *knit 5 sts; slip 5 stitches to a cable needle and hold them to the back of the work, knit 5 stitches, return the slipped stitches to the left needle and knit them; slip 5 stitches to a cable needle and hold them to the front of the work, knit 5 stitches, return the slipped stitches to the left needle and knit them; knit 5 sts*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: purl all sts.
Row 3 (right side): knit all sts.
Row 5 (right side): knit all sts.
Row 7 (right side): * slip 5 stitches to a cable needle and hold them to the front of the work, knit 5 stitches, return the slipped stitches to the left needle and knit them; knit 10 sts; slip 5 stitches to a cable needle and hold them to the back of the work, knit 5 stitches, return the slipped stitches to the left needle and knit them; *, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 9 (right side): knit all sts.
Row 11 (right side): knit all sts.

Repeat rows 1-12 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart for stitch pattern

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