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How Do I Crochet: Cable Stitch

How do I crochet the cable stitch? Learn how to crochet this classic crochet stitch in only eight steps. This is an easy crochet tutorial for you to follow; only four stitches are needed to do 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.

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That cable stitch looks really fancy, I will work it in to a hat. Thank you. Have you ever seen the Square with a swirl center afghan? If so woul send it to me grndmeaz92@gmail.com

This is not the cable stitch I am looking for.

This is NOT a cable stitch. It is actually called the 'crossed double' stitch. A cable is done by working raised doubles around the doubles below in a definate order depending on the pattern you are looking for.

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