Here is a beautiful pattern in which the Gull Stitch cable can be traced, translated into two colors and repeated continuously across the fabric. It is a good example of a classic pattern subjected to a novel treatment.
Multiple of 7 sts plus 1. Colors A and B.
Row 1 (Wrong side)—With A, k3, * p2, k5; rep from *, end p2, k3.
Rows 2 and 4—With B, k3, * si 2 wyib, k5; rep from *, end si 2, k3.
Rows 3 and 5—With B, p3, * si 2 wyif, p5; rep from *, end si 2, p3.
Row 6—With A, * kl, si 2 wyib, drop Color A sl-st off needle to front of work, si the same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st and knit it; k2, drop next Color A sl-st off needle to front of work, k2, pick up dropped st and knit it; rep from *, end kl.
Repeat Rows 1-6.
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