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Crochet textured cable stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain Stitch – ch

Slip stitch - slt

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Double treble / Triple crochet – dtr/tr

Front Post dc / sc – FPdc/sc

Front Post dtr / tr – FPdt/tr

Stitch – st

Row 1 (foundation chain): Make 2ch, * 34ch, slt in 15th ch from hook, 6ch; rep from *, 17ch.

Row 2: Skip 4ch, * 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 4ch, 3ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 4ch, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, skip 3ch, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, work 2dc/sc + 20tr/dc + 2dc/sc in ring of 15ch, 1dc/sc in next foundation ch, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, skip 3ch; rep from*, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 4ch, 3ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in each of next 4ch, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in last ch, turn.

Row 3: Make 5ch, skip first dc/sc * 1FPdtr/tr over next dc/sc, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over next dc/sc,

3ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 15ch, slt in previous dtr/tr, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 3ch; rep from *,

1FPdtr/tr over next dc/sc, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in second ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 2ch, * 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, skip 1st, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, 3ch, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, skip 1st, 1ch, 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 3ch, 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in second dtr/tr, work 2dc/sc + 20tr/dc + 2dc/sc in ring of 15ch, 1dc/sc in third dtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in fourth dtr/tr, 3ch; rep from * 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, skip 1st, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, 3ch, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, skip 1st, 1ch, 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in fourth ch, turn.

Row 5: Make 5ch, * 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 3ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 15ch, slt in previous dtr/tr, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 3ch; rep from *, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in first ch, turn.

Repeat rows 4 - 5 until you have reached your desired length.

Finishing

Make a cable.

1 - Instead Row 5 work:

5ch, * 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 3ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in next dc/sc, 3ch; rep from *, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in first ch, turn.

2 - Instead Row 4 work:

Make 2ch, * 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, skip 1st, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, 3ch, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, skip 1st, 1ch, 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 3ch, 1dc/sc in first dtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in second dtr/tr, 1dc/sc in third dtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in fourth dtr/tr, 3ch; rep from * 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, skip 1st, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, 3ch, 1PFdc/sc over each of next 4dtr/tr, skip 1st, 1ch, 1dc/sc in FPdtr/tr, 1ch, 1dc/sc in fourth ch, turn.

3 - Instead Row 5 work:

Make 5ch, * 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 3ch, { 1tr/dc in next dc/sc, make joining (see below)} – make 4 times, 3ch; rep from *, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 5dtr/tr in space of 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 5dtr/tr in next space of 1ch, 1FPdtr/tr over 1FPdtr/tr of Row 3, 1ch, 1dtr/tr in first ch.

Joining of big loop.

Drop loop from your hook, insert hook under top 2 loops one of four top tr/dc of big loop, grab the dropped loop with your hook

and pull it through the stitch. Make 1ch.

Wool - 100%

Multicolored / Cotton - 100%

Colors and rows: 1 & 2 – dark cyan, 3 & 4 – light cyan, 5 & 6 – brown, 7 & 8 – beige, 9 & 10 – white.

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