This sweet Bunny Cable Knit Stitch Pattern brings out the most adorable little bunny rabbit shape, perfect for your Easter and Springtime knitting!
Get your free written pattern instructions with video tutorials below. You may also purchase my ad-free printable pdf pattern in my Studio Knit Pattern Shop.
The twisted cables create the backside of an adorable bunny, complete with a bobble tail. The Bunny Cable itself is simply 8 stitches in the middle of a knitted square shape.
I hope you enjoy getting creative with this pattern, easily knitting up blankets, scarves, and pillows.
CLOSE-UP LOOK at the Bunny Cable Pattern
Right Side of Knitting Pattern
Wrong Side of Knitting Pattern
Placing Stitch Markers on Either Side of the Bunny Cable Portion
MATERIALS for the Bunny Cable Knit Stitch Pattern
This sample was created with size 11 US knitting needles and bulky weight yarn.
• Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
• Knitting Needles, sized appropriately for your yarn
• Cable Needle
• Tapestry Needle
KNITTING PATTERN + CHART for the Bunny Cable
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BUNNY CABLE KNITTING PATTERN
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BO = Bind Off
CO = Cast On
K = Knit
P = Purl
SSK = Slip, Slip, Knit
K2Tog = Knit 2 Stitches Together
PSSO = Pass Slipped Stitch Over
C2B = Slip 2 Hold Back: Knit 2 + Knit 2 from Cable Needle
C2F = Slip 2 Hold Front: Knit 2 + Knit 2 from Cable Needle
C4B = Slip 4 Hold Back: Knit 4 + Knit 4 from Cable Needle
MB = Make Bobble for Bunny Tail
• Knit into 1 stitch, remain on needle
• YO + K 2x (makes 5 sts)
• Turn P 5, Turn K 5, Turn P 5
• Turn SSK, K1, K2Tog (3 sts remain)
• Turn P3
• Turn Slip 1, K2Tog, PSSO (1 st remains)
I have created a color-coded system in both the written and chart patterns to easily discern the different cable stitches at a glance. I hope it helps!
Cast On 30 Stitches
Rows 1 + 2: K30
Row 3: K2, P9, K8, P9, K2
Row 4: K11, P8, K11
Row 5: K2, P9, C2B, C2F, P9, K2
Row 6: K11, P8, K11
Row 7: K2, P9, K8, P9, K2
Row 8: K11, P8, K11
Row 9: K2, P9, K4, MB, K3, P9, K2
Rows 10, 12, 14, + 16: K11, P8, K11
Rows 11, 13, + 15: K2, P9, K8, P9, K2
Row 17: K2, P9, C4B, P9, K2
Rows 18, 20, 22, + 24: K11, P8, K11
Rows 19, 21, + 23: K2, P9, K8, P9, K2
Row 25: K2, P9, C4B, P9, K2
Rows 26, 28, 30, + 32: K11, P2, K4, P2, K11
Rows 27, 29, 31: K2, P9, K2, P4, K2, P9, K2
Row 33: K2, P26, K2
Rows 34 + 35: K30
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