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Crochet Cable Stitch

how to make the crochet cable stitch

Crochet Cable Stitch is in the group of spike stitches that are formed when the crochet hook is inserted some distance away from the normal position, either in a lower row or to one side. In the case of the cable stitch an elongated stitch is formed across the surface of the work.

Begin with a multiple of 4 stitches +2.

Special Stitch- 1 CABLE STITCH:  work  1 TR, inserting hook 4 stitches to the right in the last dc skipped.


Row 1 (wrong side): 1 DC in second chain from hook,1 DC in each ch to end, turn.

Row 2:  3 CH, skip first dc,* skip next dc, 1 TR in each of next 3 dc, 1 CABLE STITCH, repeat from * ending 1 TR in 1 ch, turn

Row 3: 1 CH,skip first tr,1 DC in each tr, ending 1 DC in 3rd of 3ch, turn.

Repeat rows 2 and 3, the chains should form vertical rows.

Crochet Abbreviations

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