How do you add cables to a knitting pattern?

How do you add cables to a knitting pattern?

You can make any kind of cable by suspending (holding) a number of stitches on a cable needle (cn) while you knit that same number of stitches from the LH needle. Then you knit the suspended stitches either by returning them to the LH needle and knitting them or by knitting them straight from the cable needle.

What are the abbreviations for knitting?

Knitting Abbreviations Explained

Knitting Abbreviation Explanation
kb knit stitch in row below English or Continental (Infrequently used for knit through the back loop; see K tbl)
kll knit left loop. An increase
krl knit right loop. An increase
kwise knitwise. Insert right needle into the stitch as if to knit it

What does T5BP mean in knitting?

Option 2: Slip 2 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit 3 sts from left-hand needle, then purl 2 sts from cable needle. T5BP (Twist 5 Back Purl) Slip 3 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit 2 sts from left-hand needle, then purl 1 and knit 2 sts from cable needle.

What is knitting abbreviation SSK?

Slip slip knit (ssk) is a left-leaning decrease method. To ssk you simply reduce the number of stitches in your row of knitting by slipping 2 stitches knitwise from your left-hand needle onto your right-hand needle. Then, you slide the tip of the left-hand needle into both of those stitches knitting them together.

What does SC mean in knitting?

Single Crochet – How to Single Crochet or ‘sc’

What does SSO mean in knitting?

Pass slipped stitch over is a decrease that appears in certain stitch patterns and in double decreases (decreasing 2 stitches at the same time). You can work it from the knit or purl side of your work.

What does BW mean in knitting?

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Abbreviation Description
beg beginning
bet between
BO bind off
byo backward yarn over

What does Alt mean in knitting?

Alt means alternate, or simply every other row. So if you are decreasing on the right side (as the pattern indicates you are), once you stop decreasing every row you will as you have already worked out, decrease on the RS only.

How do you knit cable stitches?

Knitting the Cable Row Purl the first six stitches. Slip the next three knit stitches off the knitting needle and onto a cable needle. Move the cable needle to the front or back of your work. Knit the next three stitches off of your knitting needle. Knit the three stitches off of the cable needle. Purl the last six stitches, and flip your work.

What are the different types of stitches?

The various types of stitches which you can use in plain stitches are: slip stitch, basting, stitching, buttonhole stitch, hemming, overcasting, blind stitch, back stitch, gathering, over handing, running stitch and darning. For a finished apparel to carry a whole new look, it needs to have passed through…

What is cable knit stitch?

Cable knitting is a type of knit stitch in which one group of stitches is crossed over or under another group of stitches, changing the order in which those stitches appear on the knitting needles.