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Figure of 8 Cable Knitting Stitch

Figure of eight cable stitchFigure of Eight Cable Stitch

The figure of 8 cable stitch is a useful cable stitch to learn, it can either  be incorporated into an Aran pattern along with other cable stitch panels or it could be used as an overall pattern.

You will need 2 cable needles.

Cast on a multiple of 12 stitches.

Row 1: * P1,K5,repeat from * to end.

Row 2: * P5, k1, repeat from * to end.

Row 3: P1, C5, (slip next st. onto 1st cable needle and leave at front of work, slip next 3 stitches onto 2nd. cable needle and leave at back of work, K1, then knit 3 from 2nd. cable needle and K1 from 1st. cable needle), P1, K5, repeat from * to end.

Row 4: As row 2.

Rows 5 and 6: As rows 1 and 2.

Row 7: * P1, K5,P1, C5, repeat from * to end.

Row 8: As row 2.

These eight rows form the pattern.


Book- Vogue Cables Stichionary 2

If you would like to explore further the wonderful art of cable knitting then Vogue's Stichionary 2 is the book for you. Dedicated to cable stitches it is, as you would expect from Vogue, a beautifully designed and informative book full of gorgeous innovative cable patterns

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations

The Knitting Wool Store Knitting Stitches Figure of 8 Cable Knitting  Stitch

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