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Different Type of Cable
Posted by: Donna Gregory (IP Logged)
Date: October 20, 2008 09:18PM

I'm new to this message board and after reading through many of the past posts, I'm certain someone will be able to help me.

I've knitted cable patterns many times, but this is a different type of cable and I'm stumped. Row 6 is the
one giving me problems.

Pattern is as follows:
Cast on 40 sts.
Row 1 - wrong side -- P

Row 2 - K4; *k next 2 sts wrapping yarn twice around needle, k4; repeat from * to end

Row 3 - P4; * with yarn at front, sl next 2 sts as to p, dropping the extra wraps, p4; repeat from * to end

Row 4 - K4; *with yarn at back, sl next 2 sts as to p, k4; repeat from * to end

Row 5 - P4; *with yarn at front, sl 2 sts as to p, p4; repeat from * to end

Row 6 - K2; *skip next 2 sts, k next st inserting needle through front loop of st, do not drop
from needle, then k first and 2nd sts on left needle, drop the 3rd st from needle, sl next st to hook,
hold at front, k2, k st from hook; repeat from *, end k2

Row 7 - P.

After looking through numerous knitting patterns, I believe the above (row 6) is sometimes referred to as
cross 2 L, cross 2 R. I tried to follow the pattern for these stitches and just couldn't get the pattern
correct either.

Your help is appreciated.



Subject Written By Posted
  Different Type of Cable Donna Gregory 10/20/2008 09:18PM
  Re: Different Type of Cable KT 10/21/2008 11:47AM
  Re: Different Type of Cable Donna Gregory 10/21/2008 11:02PM


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