Mock Cable Stitch Pattern [FREE Knitted Stitch Pattern]

Photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a vertical twist pattern followed by a text area that says "Learn how to knit Mock Cable Stitch Pattern, learnknittingonline.com" and a back side photo of a periwinkle knitted fabric with a vertical twist pattern belowThere are many Mock Cable Stitch Patterns available and this particular pattern is probably one of the easiest to knit.

In fact, it is perfect for beginner knitters who would like to impress friends and family with an intricate-looking stitch pattern that’s not too laborious and challenging.

The truth is that this variation of the Mock Cable Stitch Pattern simply consists of knit and purl stitches, all put together to form a quite striking pattern.

The way the purl stitches “twist” themselves around the stockinette columns give the illusion of cables.

Knitted over a multiple of 10 stitches, this lovely stitch pattern is fully reversible.

So, this makes it perfect for knitting a scarf or a cowl for the first time.

This free knit stitch pattern is ideal for Level 3 - Easy Level Knitters

Techniques Needed for the Mock Cable Stitch Pattern

Abbreviation                       Description                               Tutorial

k                                                   knit                                              Knit Stitch Continental Style 
                                                                                                            Knit Stitch English Style

p                                                   purl                                              Purl Stitch Continental Style
                                                                                                            Purl Stitch English Style

Other Abbreviations Used

ws                                               wrong side

rs                                                 right side

rep                                              repeat

st(s)                                            stitch(es)

Instructions (Knitted Flat)

Cast a multiple of 10 sts.

Row 1: * P4, k1, p1, k4; rep from * to end

Row 2: *P3, k2, p2, k3; rep from * to end

Row 3: * P2, k2, p1, k1, p2, k2; rep from * to end

Row 4: * P1, (k2, p2) twice, k1; rep from * to end

Row 5: * K2, p3, k3, p2; rep from * to end

Row 6: * K1, p4, k4, p1; rep from * to end

Repeat these 6 rows until you have reached the desired length.

Want to learn more knit & purl stitch patterns? Check this one out: Heart Squares Stitch Pattern

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