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Crossed Cable Crochet Stitch: Stash Busting Crochet Along Block #11

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Block #11 of the Stash Busting Crochet Along features the Crossed Cable Crochet Stitch. This crochet stitch is a great introduction to crossed stitches and would be suitable for a variety of projects: blankets, scarves, home decor and more

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Learn to Crochet the Crossed Cable Stitch

The primary component of the crossed cable stitch is the crossed 3-dc.

Crossed Cable Sttich | Step 1 | The Unraveled Mitten

To make this, you’ll skip a stitch. double crochet in the next 3.

Crossed Cable Stitch | Step 2 | The Unraveled Mitten

Then dc into the skipped stitch 4 stitches to the right. Your crossed stitch will encapsulate the 3 dc and should be visible from both sides of your work.

To make your own project with this stitch, chain any multiple of 4 plus 3 more and follow the instructions for the block below (skipping the border obviously)

Its pretty easy once you get the hang of it and it creates such a delicate fabric and would be pretty in stripes or a solid color.

Wondering what to make with this stitch? A reader told me she made a striped baby blanket using this one. I think this would make a really cozy pillow cover with some super bulky yarn.

Related Post: Cabbage Patch Stitch

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Materials and Crochet Pattern Information

-#4/ Worsted Weight Yarn (Bernat Super Value used in sample)

-5.5mm crochet hook

-Needle to weave in ends

-Scissors

Gauge and Sizing

-Gauge: 2 groups x 5 rows = 2 in

-1 group= 1 crossed 3-dc group

-Finished: 12 x12

Abbreviations

-I use US Terminology

-Ch(s): chain(s)

-Sc: single crochet

-Dc: double crochet

-St(s): stitch(es)

-Sl st: slip stitch

-Long dc: long double crochet

-WS: wrong side

Notes

-Ch 1 and 2 do not count as a stitch

-To make this square bigger or small use ch a multiple of 4 plus 3

-Long dc: Worked same as normal dc except you’ll elongate the first loop you pull up.

-The long dc is worked around the 3 dc stitches.

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Crossed Cable Stitch | Crochet Tutorial | The Unraveled Mitten

Crossed Cable Stitch Crochet Square Pattern

Ch 39

Row 1 (WS): Sc in 2nd ch from hook and in each ch across. Turn. (38)

Row 2: Ch 2, dc in same st as ch 2. *Skip 1 st. Dc in next 3. Long dc in previous skipped stitch. Repeat from * across. Dc in last st. Turn (9 crossed dc groups)

Row 3: Ch 1, sc in same st as ch 1 and in each st across. Turn

Rows 4-26: Repeat rows 2 and 3. Ending on a row 2, do not turn. Continue to border. * If you end on a row 3, you’ll have to turn and then continue to border.

Border

You’ll now be working in joined rounds.

Rnd 1: Ch 1, sc evenly around placing 3 sc in each corner. Join to top of 1st sc with sl st.

Repeat rnd 1 until your block is 12 inches square. I did 2 rounds. On last round finish off and weave in ends.

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Learn to Crochet the Crossed Cable Stitch | Free Crochet Pattern and Tutorial by The Unraveled Mitten | 2019 Stash Busting Crochet Along


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