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Clean Cables by DROPS Design

Knitted cloths with two-colored English rib and cable. The piece is worked in DROPS Cotton Light.

DROPS Design: Pattern no cl-091
Yarn group B
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Measurements: approx. 22 x 22 cm/ 8 3/4" x 8 3/4"
Materials:
DROPS COTTON LIGHT from Garnstudio (belongs to yarn group B)
50 g color 01, off white
50 g color 33, blue bonnet
50 g color 08, ice blue

The piece can also be knitted with yarn from:
"Alternative yarn (Yarn group B)" – see link below.

DROPS CIRCULAR NEEDLE (40 cm / 16'') SIZE 3.5 mm/US 4 – or the size needed to get 22 stitches and 30 rows stockinette stitch on 10 cm / 4'' in width and 10 cm / 4'' in height.

DROPS CABLE NEEDLE – for cable.

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Pattern instructions

NOTE: This pattern is written in American English. All measurements in charts are in cm. For conversion from inches to cm - click here. There are different terms for crocheting in American and British English. If this pattern includes crochet, click for "crochet terms" here. For this pattern in British English, please click here.
INFORMATION FOR THE PATTERN:

RIDGE/GARTER STITCH (worked back and forth):
1 ridge = Knit 2 rows.

TWO-COLORED ENGLISH RIB:
Blue bonnet is used for the cloth with two-colored English rib and cables. Ice blue is used for the cloth with just two-colored English rib.

ROW 1 (= wrong side): Work with blue bonnet/ice blue.
Work 3 stitches in garter stitch with blue bonnet/ice blue, * 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl, knit 1 *, work from *-* until there are 4 stitches left, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl and work 3 stitches in garter stitch with blue bonnet/ice blue. Turn the piece.

ROW 2 (= right side): Work with off white.
Slip the first 3 stitches with blue bonnet/ice blue as if to purl, use off white and work as follows: * knit together the yarn over and the slipped stitch, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl, work from *-* until there are 4 stitches left, knit together the yarn over and the slipped stitch and slip the last 3 stitches as if to purl.
Push the stitches to the other end of the needle so that you are working from the same side again.

ROW 3 (= right side): Work with blue bonnet/ice blue.
Work 3 stitches in garter stitch, * 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl, purl together the yarn over and slipped stitch *, work from *-* until there are 4 stitches left, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl and work 3 stitches in garter stitch. Turn the piece.

ROW 4 (= wrong side): Work with off white.
Slip the first 3 stitches with blue bonnet/ice blue as if to purl, use off white and work as follows: * purl together the yarn over and the slipped stitch, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl, * work from *-* until there are 4 stitches left, purl together the yarn over and the slipped stitch, slip the last 3 stitches as if to purl. Push the stitches to the other end of the needle so that you are working from the same side again.

ROW 5 (= wrong side): Work with blue bonnet/ice blue.
Work 3 stitches in garter stitch, * 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl, knit together the yarn over and slipped stitch *, work from *-* until there are 4 stitches left, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl and work 3 stitches in garter stitch. Turn the piece.

Repeat ROWS 2-5.

CABLE:
Slip the first 3 stitches of blue bonnet as if to purl, use off white and work as follows: * purl together the yarn over and the slipped stitch, 1 yarn over, slip 1 stitch as if to purl,* work from *-* a total of 7 times (= 7 off white stitches in English rib).
Place the next 6 stitches + the 3 yarn overs which belong with them (= 3 stitches in English rib with off white) on the cable needle at the back of the piece, work from *-* a total of 3 times (= 6 stitches + the 3 yarn overs which belong with them (= 3 stitches in English rib with off white), work from *-* over the stitches from the cable needle and continue until there are 4 stitches left, purl together the yarn over and the slipped stitch, slip the last 3 stitches as if to purl.
Push the stitches to the other end of the needle so that you are working from the same side again. Continue working from ROW 5.

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CLOTHS:
The cloths are worked back and forth with circular needle; this is done so that you can work some rows from the same side without turning the piece.

CLOTH WITH CABLE AND TWO-COLORED ENGLISH RIB:
Cast on 45 stitches with blue bonnet and circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4. Knit 2 rows back and forth. Then work TWO-COLORED ENGLISH RIB - see description above. Repeat rows 2-5 until the piece measures approx. 6 cm / 2 3/8''; adjust so that the next row is row 4 (off white). Now work 1 CABLE
– see description above.
Continue with English rib as before until the piece measures approx. 16 cm/6 1/4"; adjust so that the next row is row 4 (off white). Work 1 CABLE. Continue with English rib as before until the piece measures approx 21 cm; adjust so that the next row is either row 3 or row 5 (blue bonnet) and work as follows: Knit together the stitches with their associated yarn overs; the other stitches are knitted. Knit 2 rows and bind off with knit on the next row. Cut and fasten the strands.


CLOTH WITH TWO-COLORED ENGLISH RIB:
Cast on 45 stitches with ice blue and circular needle size 3.5 mm / US 4. Knit 2 rows back and forth. Then work TWO-COLORED ENGLISH RIB - see description above. REMEMBER THE GAUGE! Work until the piece measures approx. 21 cm/8 1/4" (adjust so that the next row is worked with ice blue) and work as follows: Knit together the stitches with their associated yarn overs; the other stitches are knitted. Knit 2 rows and bind off with knit on the next row. Cut and fasten the strands.

This pattern has been corrected. .

Updated online: 23.04.2018
Corrected number of stitches left on the needle on the 4th row from 3 to 4.

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