This method of twisting two stitches to make a miniature cable is superior to the method used in the classic Mock Cable; the result is smoother and more symmetrical. Baby Cable Ribbing is a delightful pattern for an allover sweater fabric. It may be used to replace almost any Knit-Two Purl-Two Ribbing with great success.
Multiple of 4 sts plus 2.
Rows 1 and 3 (Wrong side)—K2, * p2, k2; rep from *. Row 2—P2, * k2, p2; rep from *.
Row 4—P2, * k2 tog, but leave on needle; then insert right-hand needle between the 2 sts just knitted together, and knit the 1st st again; then si both sts from needle together; p2; rep from *.
Repeat Rows 1-4.
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