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Day 8 : Twisted Eyelet Cable Knit Stitch : #21daysofcableknitstitches

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Welcome to Day 8 of the 21 Days of Cable Knit Stitches Series!

Today is going to be a productive day! We’ll be learning 3 new stitches and it’s a little lacy. This stitch reminds me of an owl.

Materials:

  • Size US 11 {8mm} Knitting Needles
  • Approximately 75 Yards {68m} of a Super Bulky Yarn
  • {I used Softee Chunky Bernat Yarnspirations}
  • Cable Needle

Notes:

  • The CO edge is the width.
  • You can use any category of yarn you’d like, just keep in mind that the thinner the yarn, the narrower your headband.

Video Tutorial:

*Check out some of my other Cable Knit Stitches.

Headband Pattern, Knit Flat, Back & Forth:

  • CO 12 STS
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  • Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 {WS}: K1TBL, K1, P8, K1, K1TBL
  • Rows 2, 6 {RS}: WYIF S1PW, P1, K8, P1, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 4 {RS}: WYIF S1PW, P1, K2, YO, C4TOGF, YO, K2, P1, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 8 {RS}: WYIF S1PW, P1, C3F, K2, C3B, P1, WYIF S1PW
  • Row 10 {RS}: WYIF S1PW, P1, K1, C3F, C3B, K1, P1, WYIF S1PW
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  • Repeat rows 1 – 10 until it’s about 18” {46cm} long, or desired length
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  • To End:
  • Repeat rows 1 & 2
  • BO in the row 3 pattern
  • Sew the CO & BO edges together
  • {To see how I do it, watch my video: How to Sew the Seam on a Headband}

Front:

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Back:

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Abbreviations:

  • * – * – repeat between * to end of round
  • BO – bind-off in pattern
  • CO – cast-on {long-tail cast-on method}
  • C3B – cable 3 back – slip 1 stitch to a cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit 2 stitches off the left hand needle and then knit the 1 stitch off the cable needle
  • C3F – cable 3 front – slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, knit 1 stitch off the left hand needle and then knit the 2 stitches off the cable needle
  • C4TOGF – cable 4 together front – slip 2 stitches to a cable needle and hold it in the front of your work, K2TOG from the left hand needle and then K2TOG from the cable needle {This isn’t a standard knitting abbreviation, I made it up to make the pattern easier to read.}
  • K – knit stitches {K1 means to knit 1 stitch}
  • K1TBL – knit 1 stitch through the back loop
  • P – purl stitches {P2 means to purl 2 stitches}
  • RS – right side of work
  • S1PW – slip one stitch purl-wise
  • STS – stitches
  • WS – wrong side of work
  • WYIF – with yarn in front
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