Butterfly Cable Stitch

Originally Published April 10, 2013 as Free Spring Stitch Pattern – Butterfly Cable

butterfly cable

精选棒针花样198 例 Stitch Pattern – The Butterfly Cable

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Finished Measurements

Lightly blocked, with worsted weight yarn on size US 8 needles, the swatch shown is 6” wide x 5.375” long

Gauge Shown

16 sts and 20 rows=4”

Notes

The chart is worked from right to left on right side (RS) rows only. The photograph shows an additional four selvedge stitches (two on each side) and four rows (two on the bottom, two on the top) which are not included in the chart, pattern, or in the finished measurement.

Pattern

  • CO 20 sts.
  • Row 1 (RS): K20
  • Row 2 and all WS rows: P20
  • Row 3: K5, yo, ssk, k6, k2tog, yo, k5
  • Row 5: K4, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k4, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo
  • Row 7: K3, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k3
  • Row 9: K4, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k4
  • Row 11: k7, c3 over 3 left, k7
  • Row 13: K20
  • Row 15: K3, k2tog, yo, k2, c3 over 3 left, k2, yo, ssk, k3
  • Row 17: K3, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k3
  • Row 19: K2, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k4, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k2
  • Row 21: K3, k2tog, yo, k2tog, yo, k6, yo, ssk, yo, ssk, k3
  • Row 23: K4, k2tog, yo, k8, yo, ssk, k4
butterfly cable chart

The chart is worked from right to left on right side (RS) rows only. Two rows of stockinette stitch on the top and on the bottom are included to make the graph easier to read. They are not included in the pattern instructions.

Enjoy the warming weather everyone, and happy knitting!