cable stitch

Related to cable stitch: Stem stitch

cable stitch

n.
A stitch in knitting that produces a twisted, ropelike design.

cable stitch

n
(Knitting & Sewing)
a. a pattern or series of knitting stitches producing a design like a twisted rope
b. (as modifier): a cable-stitch sweater.

ca′ble stitch`



n.
1. a series of knitting stitches to produce a cable pattern.
2. the pattern so produced.
[1885–90]
ca′ble-stitch`, v.i., v.t.
Translations

cable stitch

npunto treccia
References in periodicals archive ?
Sara Louise Harper's Cable Confidence: A Guide to Textured Knitting furnishes a range of projects, intended to aid knitters and dispel the ambiguity encountered when first learning to read stitch charts, use cable stitch holders, and unscramble all the tricky subtlety built-into creation of lovely cable rich items.
Mix your knits - cable stitch, stockinette, crochet, even plaited rope - for a variety of touchable textures that create a room you just want to snuggle up in.
Anja Bull knit a shawl with a complicated cable stitch in a dark shade of brown.
The following Christmas I finished knitting, just in time, a surprise cardigan of thick Aran wool in cable stitch.
If it was a film about a knitting circle, you'd be talking about cable stitch.
That full-length, hide-everything, woollen coat wasn't in cable stitch - it was in gable stitch.