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Crochet 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

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: 66 chs

Row 1: Skip 4 ch, [2tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in next, 2tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 3ch] – make 3 times, 2tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in next, 2tr/dc in next, skip 1ch, [ 1tr/dc in next, 2ch, skip 2ch] – make 2 times, make loop: work 17ch, turn, make slt in previous tr/dc, 3ch, turn, make 27tr/dc in space of 17ch and slt in first ch.

[Make 2ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in next] – work 2 times, make loop, make 2ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in next, skip 1ch, [2tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in next, 2tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 3ch] – make 3 times, 2tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in next, 2tr/dc in next, 1tr/dc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 4ch, 1tr/dc in first tr/dc below, [ 1tr/dc in middle (third) tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 3ch, 1tr/dc in same space] – make 3 times, 1tr/dc in middle tr/dc below, skip 2tr/dc, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 5 times, 1ch, 1tr/dc in same tr/dc below, [ 1tr/dc in middle (third) tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in next space of 1ch] – make 3 times, 1tr/dc in middle tr/dc below, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in fourth ch, turn.

Row 3: Make 3ch, 2tr/dc in space of 1ch, [ 1ch, 5tr/dc in next space of 3ch] – make 3 times, 1ch, 2tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in tr/dc, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 2 times, make loop, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 2 times, make loop, 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 2tr/dc in space of 1ch, [ 1ch, 5tr/dc in next space of 3ch] – make 3 times, 1ch, 2tr/dc in space of 4ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 3ch, [1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in middle (third) tr/dc below] – make 4 times, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 5 times, [1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in next space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in middle (third) tr/dc below] – make 3 times, 1tr/dc + 3ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 5: Make 3ch, [5tr/dc in next space of 3ch, 1ch] – make 3 times, 5tr/dc in next space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 2 times, make loop, [2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 2 times, make loop, 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, [5tr/dc in next space of 3ch, 1ch] – make 3 times, 5tr/dc in next space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.

Making a cable

Turn first two loops in the opposite direction from each other. Repeat this step for next two loops of third row.

Pull the upper loops through the lower loops.

Turn two loops of next row in the opposite direction from each other and pull they through lower loops. Repeat this step until you have pulled all loops, then make finishing.

Finishing

The first finishing row is a row of right side of the pattern. So make the openwork part as usually, but for cable part work additional loop for connection:

[2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 4 times,

make 10ch, skip 3ch and work 1tr/dc in next ch, work 10tr/dc under the ch and slt in first ch. Work 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below.

Finish the openwork part as usually.

Second row: work the openwork part as usually, but for cable part make joining of additional part:

Pull the additional part through loops.

[2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below] – make 3 times, 2ch, yarn over, insert hook into top of next tr/dc and into the free edge of additional part,

make tr/dc. Work 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below. Finish the openwork part as usually.

Third row: work the openwork part as usually, but for cable part make joining of loops and additional part:

Work 2ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, make joining of first cable loop: drop loop from hook, insert hook into top of the first cable loop and grab the dropped loop.

Pull it through the cable loop.

Make 2ch and 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 1ch, make joining of additional part: drop loop from hook, insert hook into the middle of the additional loop and grab the dropped loop. Pull it through the part.

Make 1ch, 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, 2ch and 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below, make joining of second cable loop (repeat all steps of joining of the first cable loop).

Make 2ch and 1tr/dc in next tr/dc below.

Finish the openwork part as usually.

100% Wool

Multicolored / Cotton – 100%

Colors & rows: * 1 & 2 – apricot; 3 & 4 – blue *.

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