Let’s Learn a New Crochet Stitch! – Cable Stitch Tutorial

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It’s time to learn a new crochet stitch! This week I am going to show you the Cable Stitch. This is such a great stitch. I used it for some boot cuffs last year and they turned out gorgeous. I hope you enjoy the tutorial! Happy Crocheting!

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Cable Stitch Tutorial and Afghan Square

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Abbreviations:

ch – chain
dc – double crochet
sc – single crochet
sk – skip
st(s) – stitch(es)
t-ch – turning chain
() – indicates stitch counts
* – indicates instructions to be repeated

Multiple:

Multiple of 4+2

Gauge:

4 stitches & 1 row = 1″

Instructions:

Ch 30
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Row 1: 1 sc into the second ch from hookLet's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Cable Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 1 cont’d: 1 sc into each of the remaining chains across, turn.
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Row 2: Ch 3
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Row 2 cont’d: Sk the first st, sk the next st, 1 dc into each of the next 3 sts
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Row 2 cont’d: Work 1 dc into the stitch that was just skipped, 4 stitches to the right (this is your Cable Stitch),Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Cable Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2 cont’d: *sk the next st, work 1 dc into each of the next 3 sts,Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Cable Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 2 cont’d: work 1 dc into the stitch that was just skipped (cable stitch);
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Row 2 cont’d: Repeat from * across. Work 1 dc into the t-ch, turn.Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Cable Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 3: Ch 1Let's Learn a New Crochet Stitch! - Cable Stitch Tutorial | www.thestitchinmommy.com

Row 3 cont’d: sk the first st, 1 sc into the next st,
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Row 3 cont’d: 1 sc into each st across, ending with 1 sc in the t-ch, turn.
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Row 4-15: Repeat Rows 2-3
Row 16: Repeat Row 2
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This will give you an 8″ x 8″ square. You can add a sc border around the square or leave it as is.

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22 Comments

  1. I love your stitch tutorials they are awesome I learned how to crochet over 40 years ago using illustrations for stitches so can follow your posts with no problem. Thanks for these

  2. Thank you so much for this tutorial! I love the looks of the stitch and can’t wait to try it out! 😀

  3. This is stitch is really interesting – a bit broomstick and knitted Indian Cross Stitch. Definitely going to give it a try.

  4. Beautiful stitch! I’ll have to try some boot cuffs with this stitch. Thanks for the inspiration and the tutorial.

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