Slipped Double Cables

All three of these Double Cables are worked with a singii central stitch, which may be omitted if desired, making each panel 10 stitches wide instead of 11. If the central stitch is thu: omitted, then version 2, the "Opening" Double Cable, become-a true Gull Stitch absolutely indistinguishable from the on< worked with a cable needle; and version 1, the "Closing' Double Cable, is a true Reverse Gull Stitch.

1. "CLOSING" DOUBLE CABLE

Panel of 11 sts.

Row 1 (Wrong side)—K2, p7, k2. Row 2—P2, si 1 wyib, k5, si 1 wyib, p2. Row 3—K2, si 1 wyif, p5, si 1 wyif, k2.

Row 4—P2, drop sl-st to front of work, k2, pick up dropped s and knit it, kl, si 2 wyib, drop sl-st to front of work, si th< same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st ant knit it, k2, p2.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

2. "OPENING" DOUBLE CABLE

Panel of 11 sts.

Row 1 (Wrong side)— K2, p7, k2. Row 2—P2, k2, si 1 wyib, kl, si 1 wyib, k2, p2. Row 3—K2, p2, si 1 wyif, pi, si 1 wyif, p2, k2. Row 4—P2, si 2 wyib, drop sl-st to front of work, si the same 2 sts back to left-hand needle, pick up dropped st and knit it, k3, drop sl-st to front of work, k2, pick up dropped st and knit it, p2.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

3. SLIPPED CHAIN CABLE

Rows 1-4—Work as (1), Closing Double Cable, above. Rows 5-8—Work as (2), Opening Double Cable, above.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

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