Cables within cables make for a crossing that’s unusually smooth, as well as creating a diamond texture that echoes the moss stitch background. The neatness of this effect is supported by working all shaping within the stitch pattern – just perfect!
Written and charted instructions for three sizes are supported with illustrated tutorials for the alternate cable and cable cast-ons.
212 (237, 272) yd/194 (217, 249) m
39yd/36m for a 6x6in/15x15cm swatch in St.St.
4Ply/Fingering/Sock weight, plied yarn.
Needles & Notions
Set 3mm/UK11/US2½ & 3.25mm/UK10/US3 DPNs/Circular or size needed to obtain gauge
Stitch marker as necessary
26 sts x 36 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over St.St.
26 sts x 38 rows to 4in/10cm on 3mm needles over 1x1 Rib
To fit sizes: 19 (21, 23) in/48.25 (53.5, 58.5) cm
Finished size: 16.25 (18, 19.75) in/40.5 (45.5, 50) cm
Knit & purl sts, knitting in the round, increases & decreases, specialist cast-on, cables
Written & charted instructions; illustrated tutorials for Alternate Cable & Cable cast-ons