How to Crochet the Mini Cable Stitch

I am excited to show you an easy crochet cable stitch for August’s second stitch. Today we we learn how to crochet the Mini Cable Stitch!

This is a great stitch to start out with when learning how to crochet cables—if you’re scared of cables, you don’t need to be, trust me! While we learn how to crochet the Mini Cable Stitch, I’ll give you lots of tips and pictures.

How to Crochet the Mini Cable Stitch

This stitch is apart of the Desert Blossom Stitch Along, which is running throughout all of 2019! We are more than halfway through the year, but you can still jump in now if you’d like to! Be sure to view the master list of stitches released so far by clicking HERE, or join the community in my Facebook Group HERE.

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How to Crochet the Mini Cable Stitch

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Notes:

  • Stitch pattern is multiple of 5+3
  • Ch 3 at beginning of rows counts as dc

Materials:

You can potentially use ANY yarn and hook for this stitch. However, here’s what I used:

  1. Mary Maxim Woodlands Yarn
  2. H/5mm crochet hook

Instructions:

NOTE: For a picture tutorial going along with these written instructions, be sure to view the video above! It will show you pictures to help with any tricky steps. You can pause it at any time if you need to focus in on a given step!

Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout) dc in each fsc across. Turn. 

Row 2: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc. *Sk next dc, fptr around next dc. Working in front of st just made, fptr over skipped st. Dc in next 3 dc. Rep from * across row. Turn.

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Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc. Bpdc over next 2 fptr. *Sk next dc, 3 dc in next dc. Sk next dc, bpdc over next 2 fptr. Rep from * until 3 dc left. Dc in last 3 dc. Turn. 

Row 4: Ch 3, dc in next 2 dc. *Sk next bpdc, fptr in next bpdc. Working in front of st just made, fptr in skipped st. Dc in next 3 dc. Rep from * across row. Turn. 

Rep rows 3-4 for stitch pattern!

I hope you have enjoyed learning how to crochet this fun stitch pattern.

If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to email me: [email protected] I would love to help!

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