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Old 10-14-2007, 09:57 AM   #1
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Could someone please help with this 4 stitch cable pattern?
I do not understand what I am supposed to do with the fourth row, C4B. :::: Thanks in advance for your help.


Multiple of 4

Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: Purl
Row 3: C4B
Row 4: Purl
Rep Rows 1-4
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Old 10-14-2007, 10:08 AM   #2
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First of all, take a look at your pattern. Usually how to make a cable is listed in a definition of stitches somewhere in the pattern.

This is the definition of a C4B:

C4B - Cable 4 back: put next 2 stitches on cable needle at back of work, knit 2 From your left hand needle, knit the 2 from the cable needle.

Here's Amy's video on cabling. Scroll down to Decorative Stitches.
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Old 10-14-2007, 10:09 AM   #3
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Slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle and hold in back.

Knit two from the left needle, then knit two from the cable needle.

Cable directions list all the stitches used--in this case, 4, and the back or front directions tell you where to put the stitches that are on the cable needle.
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Old 10-14-2007, 03:51 PM   #4
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Thank you both. LOL....this was the extent of the directions. It was from a stitch glossary site for a 4 stitch cable pattern.
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