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How to Crochet a Cable Stitch

By: M.E. HARRINGTON

This is a great crochet tutorial for you to follow. Learn how to make a cable stitch in only eight steps. Four stitches are needed for the cable stitch.

 

  1. In order to make a crocheted cable you will need 4 stitches. Therefore chain in multiples of 4, plus add 3. For example, 4 cables would be 16 stitches, plus 3, equals 19, therefore chain 19 stitches. Single crochet in the 2nd stitch from the hook, and in each stitch of the chain.

     
     
  2. Chain 3 and turn.


     
  3. Skip the next stitch, double crochet in each of the next 3 stitches.


     
  4. Insert the hook, from front to back, into the first stitch skipped.


     
  5. Draw up a loop, loosely, bring it to the top of the last double crochet worked, and finish the double crochet with yarn over, and through the loops.


     
  6. Repeat steps 3, 4, and 5 across the row. End the row with a double crochet in the last stitch.
     
  7. Chain 1 and turn, single crochet in each stitch across the row.


     
  8. Repeat the steps, starting at step 2.
     
  9. Photo shows 3 rows of cable stitch completed.

Read about Harrington's bio and her experience with crochet.

 

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