Crochet Easy Cable Stitch

This simple crochet tutorial will help you to learn how to crochet cable stitch.

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Skill Level

  • Easy

Helpful Tutorials and Guides

What do you need to crochet this project?

  • Crochet hook size 2.5 mm

Tips for beginners:

  • Yarndage: 1.76 Oz (50g) / 185 Yrds (169m)
  • Yarn weight: Fingering (14 wpi) / Super Fine
  • Fiber type: 100% mercerized cotton
  • Yarn Brand: Yarn Art Begonia

Tips for beginners:

  • Scissors
  • Stitch/place markers

Need help?

These tips might answer your questions:

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How to crochet Crochet Cable Stitch

Here’s a riddle for all crocheters: what is the name of an amazing stitch that can help you create lots of special and unique projects?

The answer is: of course, it’s the crochet cable stitch! If you’re a beginner, it can seem a little bit intimidating but once you’ve learned the technique you’ll realize that it’s pretty easy. There are hundreds of different crochet cable patterns; you can use them to crochet beautiful ponchos, sweaters, blankets, cloaks.

Crochet Cable Stitch Pattern

Video tutorial

Writing instructions to crochet

Foundation chain: multiples of 6+3

Row 1: 3 ch, dc in ch

Row 2: 3 ch, 2 dc in 2dc, *3 BPdc in 3dc, 3 dc in 3 dc, rep from* to the end, turn.

Row 3: 3 ch, 2 dc in 2 dc, *3FPdc in 3BPdc, 3 dc in 3 dc, rep from* to the end, turn.

Row 4: 3 ch, 2 dc in 2dc, *3 BPdc in 3FPdc, 3 dc in 3 dc, rep from* to the end, turn.

Row 5: 3 ch, 2 dc in 2 dc, *3FPdc in 3BPdc, 3 dc in 3 dc, rep from* to the end, turn.

Row 6: 3 ch, 2 dc in 2dc, *skip 1 BPdc, 2FPdc in 2BPdc. FPdc in the first BPdc, 3 dc in 3 dc, rep from* to the end, turn.

Repeat row 2-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Stitch abbreviations used in this crochet

If you still have questions regarding what those symbols mean or how to read them, please take a look at our epic guide of Crochet symbols and abbreviations.

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