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Tricolour Cable Stitch

Tricolour Cable Stitch

Add a distinctive touch to your cable knitting with the tricolour cable stitch, a very attractive variation of the traditional knitted cable stitch. It is worked in 4 colours with the 3 coloured  cables standing out well against a plain background.

Note :When crossing multicolored cables, keep colours in sequence as established.
Use separate bobbins for each colour in cable panel.


Tricolour Cable Stitch Abbreviations-
6-st RC: 
Sl 3 sts to cn and hold to back of work, k3, k3 from cn.
6-st
LC: Sl 3 sts to cn and hold to front of work, k3, k3 from cn.

Cast on a multiple of 21 stitches
Row 1 (RS) K3 A, k3 B, k3 C, p3 MC, k3 C, k3 B, k3 A.
Row 2 and 4 P3 A, p3 B, p3 C, k3 MC, p3 C, p3 B, p3 A.
Row 3 K3 A, k3 B, k3 C, p3 MC, k3 C, k3 B, k3 A.
Row 5 6-st RC, k3 C, p3 MC, k3 C, 6-st LC.
Rows 6 and 8 P3 B, p3 A, p3 C, k3 MC, p3 C, p3 A, p3 B.
Row 7 K3 B, k3 A, k3 C, p3 MC, k3 C, k3 A, k3 B.
Row 9 K3 B, 6-st LC, p3 MC, 6-st RC, k3 B.
Rows 10 and 12 P3 B, p3 C, p3 A, k3 MC, p3 A, p3 C, p3 B.
Row 11 K3 B, k3 C, k3 A, p3 MC, k3 A, k3 C, k3 B.
Row 13 6-st RC, k3 A, p3 MC, k3 A, 6-st LC.
Rows 14 and 16 P3 C, p3 B, p3 A, k3 MC, p3 A, p3 B, p3 C.
Row 15 K3 C, k3 B, k3 A, p3 MC, k3 A, k3 B, k3 C.
Row 17 K3 C; 6-st LC, p3 MC, 6-st RC, k3 C.
Rows 18 and 20 P3 C, p3 A, p3 B, k3 MC, p3 B, p3 A, p3 C.
Row 19 K3 C, k3 A, k3 B, p3 MC, k3 B, k3 A, k3 C.
Row 21 6-st RC, k3 B, p3 MC, k3 B; 6-st LC.
Rows 22 and 24 P3 A, p3 C, p3 B, k3 MC, p3 B, p3 C, p3 A.
Row 23 K3 A, k3 C, k3 B, p3 MC, k3 B, k3 C, k3 A.
Row 25 K3 A; 6-st LC, p3 MC; 6-st RC, k3 A.
Row 26 P3 A, p3 B, p3 C, k3 MC, p3 C, p3 B, p3 A.
Rep rows 3-26.

Chart for Tricolour Cable Stitch

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations

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