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Fancy Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern

Fancy Celtic Cable Knitting Pattern

Today we’re knitting up a Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern! These vertical panels can be knitted to make up so many fun projects like scarves and blankets. If you enjoyed knitting up my classic Celtic Cable Braid, this pattern will be really fun as it takes your knitting up a notch.

This gorgeous interlocking design is a fun project to knit up as a stunning scarf or a special blanket. Please continue reading to get all your materials, techniques, and written pattern instructions to knit this Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern flat on straight needles.

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WATCH FANCY CELTIC CABLE VIDEO INTRO
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RIGHT AND WRONG SIDES of the Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern

Rather than the previous pattern’s 16-row repeat, this Fancy Celtic Cable pattern consists of a total of 32 rows for a more intricate and detailed design. However, since we’re using just 4 different cable stitches, the actual knitting itself is really quite simple. Find some quiet time for yourself, patiently knit the pattern row by row, and you will love seeing this Fancy Celtic Cable design emerge as you knit it up.

Right and Wrong Sides of the Learn How to Knit this Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern by Studio Knit with FREE written and chart pattern


SAMPLE SIZES AND CORRESPONDING MATERIALS

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This sample measures 6.5″ wide with each 32-row repeat measuring approximately 6″ tall.
My knitting materials were:

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This slightly smaller sample measures 5″ wide with each 32-row repeat measuring approximately 4.5″ tall. My knitting materials were:

  • 7 US Size Bamboo Knitting Needles 
  • #4 Worsted Weight Merino Wool Yarn by Malabrigo

How to Knit a Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern with Studio Knit


KNITTING MATERIALS for the Fancy Celtic Cable

• Yarn in any weight, fiber, & color of your choice
• Knitting Needles sized appropriately for your yarn
• Cable Needle
Scissors
Tapestry Needle

Materials How to Knit a Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern with Studio Knit


KNITTING PATTERN for the Fancy Celtic Cable

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FANCY CELTIC CABLE KNITTING PATTERN
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FREE WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS FANCY CELTIC CABLE PATTERN

There are just 4 different cable stitches in this pattern. I have created the pattern with a color-coded system in both the written and chart patterns to easily discern the different cable stitches at a glance. Hope it helps!

KNITTING TECHNIQUES + ABBREVIATIONS

SLIP KNOT
BO
= Bind Off
CO = Cast On
K = Knit
P = Purl

WATCH VIDEO ABOVE FOR HELP WITH THESE CABLE STITCHES
C4B = Slip 2 Hold Back > Knit 2 + Knit 2 from Cable Needle
C4F = Slip 2 Hold Front > Knit 2 + Knit 2 from Cable Needle
CR3B = Slip 1 Hold Back > Knit 2 + Purl 1 from Cable Needle
CL3F = Slip 2 Hold Front > Purl 1 + Knit 2 from Cable Needle

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Cast On in Multiples 32

Garter Edge: You may wish to start with a garter edge to begin. In my examples, I added 2 rows of the knit stitch before starting the cable pattern. Of course, that means ending with 2 rows of the knit stitch before binding off, too.

Odd Rows: Cable Stitches are only in the odd rows of the pattern.

Even Rows: For all even rows, you will see that you’re simply knitting the knits and purling the purls. If you’re comfortable doing so, this allows you to take your eyes off the pattern and on to your work. I’ve added the written instructions for those rows, too.

Fancy Celtic Cable Pattern

Row 1 (RIGHT SIDE): K4, P4, K2, P2, C4BC4F, P2, K2, P4, K4

Row 2 (WRONG SIDE): K2, P2, K4, P2, K2, P8, K2, P2, K4, P2, K2

Row 3: K4, P4, K2, P2, K8, P2, K2, P4, K4

Row 4: K2, P2, K4, P2, K2, P8, K2, P2, K4, P2, K2

Row 5: K2, CL3F, P2, CR3B, P2, C4BC4F, P2, CL3F, P2, CR3B, K2

Row 6: K3, P2, K2, P2, K3, P8, K3, P2, K2, P2, K3

Row 7: K2, P1, CL3FCR3B, P2, CR3BC4BCL3F, P2, CL3FCR3B, P1, K2

Row 8: K4, P4, K3, P2, K1, P4, K1, P2, K3, P4, K4

Row 9: K2, P2, C4B, P2, CR3B, P1, K4, P1, CL3F, P2, C4F, P2, K2

Row 10: K4, P4, K2, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K2, P4, K4

Row 11: K2, P1, CR3BCL3FCR3B, P2, C4B, P2, CL3FCR3BCL3F, P1, K2

Row 12: K3, P2, K2, P4, K3, P4, K3, P4, K2, P2, K3

Row 13: K2, P1, K2, P2, C4F, P2, CR3BCL3F, P2, C4B, P2, K2, P1, K2

Row 14: K3, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K2, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K3

Row 15: K2, P1, CL3FCR3BCL3FCR3B, P2, CL3FCR3BCL3FCR3B, P1, K2

Row 16: K4, P4, K2, P4, K4, P4, K2, P4, K4

Row 17: K2, P2, C4B, P2, C4B, P4, C4F, P2, C4F, P2, K2

Row 18: K4, P4, K2, P4, K4, P4, K2, P4, K4

Row 19: K2, P1, CR3BCL3FCR3BCL3F, P2, CR3BCL3FCR3BCL3F, P1, K2

Row 20: K3, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K2, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K3

Row 21: K2, P1, K2, P2, C4F, P2, CL3FCR3B, P2, C4B, P2, K2, P1, K2

Row 22: K3, P2, K2, P4, K3, P4, K3, P4, K2, P2, K3

Row 23: K2, P1,CL3FCR3BCL3F, P2, C4B, P2, CR3BCL3FCR3B, P1, K2

Row 24: K4, P4, K2, P2, K2, P4, K2, P2, K2, P4, K4

Row 25: K2, P2, C4B, P2, CL3F, P1, K4, P1, CR3B, P2, C4F, P2, K2

Row 26: K4, P4, K3, P2, K1, P4, K1, P2, K3, P4, K4

Row 27: K2, P1, CR3BCL3F, P2, CL3FC4BCR3B, P2, CR3BCL3F, P1, K2

Row 28: K3, P2, K2, P2, K3, P8, K3, P2, K2, P2, K3

Row 29: K2, CR3B, P2, CL3F, P2, C4BC4F, P2, CR3B, P2, CL3F, K2

Row 30: K2, P2, K4, P2, K2, P8, K2, P2, K4, P2, K2

Row 31: K4, P4, K2, P2, K8, P2, K2, P4, K4

Row 32: K2, P2, K4, P2, K2, P8, K2, P2, K4, P2, K2

Repeat Rows 1 – 32 until your piece is the length you desire. Remember to add the same garter stitch border at the end as you created in the beginning before binding off.
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KNITTING CHART OF THE FANCY CELTIC CABLE PATTERN

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