Nautical Twisted Rope Cable

Contributed by Pauline Bathes, Hollywood, California

Big, bold, and bulky! This "giant" is wonderful for Aran-knit coats, jackets, sweaters and afghans. The panel includes the little four-stitch simple cables on each side, plus four more edge stitches.

Panel of 49 sts.

Notes: Front Cross (FC): si 2 sts to dpn and hold in front, k2, then k2 from dpn.

Back Cross (BC): si 2 sts to dpn and hold in back, k2, then k2 from dpn.

Make One (Ml): pick up running thread before next st and purl into the back of this thread.

Row I (Right side)—(P2, k4) 4 times, pi, (k4, p2) 4 times. Rows 2. 4, 6, and 8—(K2, p4) 4 times, kl, (p4, k2) 4 times. center panel: Nautical Twisted-Rope Cable

Row 3—(P2. FC. p2, k4) twice, pi, (k4, p2, BC, p2) twice. s>ue panels: Dry Bones Cable

Row 7—P2. FC, p2. k4, p2, FC, p2. si next 5 sts to dpri and hold in front, k4. then si the purl st from dpn back to left-hand needle and purl it; then k4 from dpn; p2, BC, p2, k4, p2, BC, p2. row 9—P2, k4, p2, * Ml. (kl, p2) twice, k4. Ml *. pi. repeat from * to p2, k4, p2.

Row 10—K2, p4, * k3, p4, (k2, p4) twice, rep from *, k3, p4, k2.

Row 11—P2, FC, p3, Ml. k4. p2 log, FC, p2 tog. k4, Ml, p3. Ml, k4, p2 tog. BC, p2 tog, k4. Ml, p3, BC, p2. Row 12— K2, p4. kl. * (p4. kl) twice, p4 *, k5, rep from * to \ k4, p4, k2. Row 13—P2, k4, p4. * Ml, k3. ssk. k4, k2 tog, k3, Ml *, p5. rep from * to *, p4. k4, p2.

Row 15—P2, FC, p5, Ml, k4, FC, k4. Ml, p7, Ml, k4, BC, k4. Ml, P5. BC, p2. Row 16—K2, p4, k6, pi2, k9, pi2, k6. p4, k2.

Twisted Cable Knitting

Row 17—P2, k4, p6, si next 8 sts to dpn and hold in back. k4. then si the 2nd 4 sts from dpn back to left-hand needle and knit them; then k4 from dpn; p9, si next 8 sts to dpn and hold in front, k4, then si the 2nd 4 sts from dpn back to left-hand needle and knit them; then k4 from dpn; p(i, k4, p2.

Rows 18, 20, 22, and 24—Repeat Rows 16, 14, 12, and 10.

Row 19—P2, FC, p4, p2 tog, k-l, FC, k4, p2 log, p5, p2 tog, k4, BC. k4, p2 tog, p4, BC, p2.

Row 21—P2, k4, p3, * p2 tog, (k4, Ml) twice, k4, p2 tog, p3, rep from *, k4, p2.

Row 23—P2, FC. p2, p2 tog. k4. Ml, pi, FC, pi. Ml, k4, p2 tog, pi, p2 tog, k4. Ml, pi, BC. pi. Ml, k4, p2 tog, p2, BC, p2.

Row 25—P2, k4, pi, p2 tog, * (k4, p2) twice, k4 *, p3 tog, rep from * to *, p2 tog, pi, k4, p2.

Row 27 Repeat Row 7.

Repeat Rows 1-28.

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  • Isaias
    How to knt a ropecable pattern.?
    9 months ago

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