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Stitchopedia – Plaited Crochet Cable

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Today’s Stitchopedia will be how to make a crochet Plaited Cable. It is a post stitch cable worked over single crochet that looks like a braid or plait. This post contains written instructions, a chart and a video. The Plaited Cable makes a great accent on a bag or hat, or a variety of other projects.

Stitchopedia Plaited Cable from Jessie At Home
Learn how to make a crochet Plaited Cable.
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Stitchopedia – Crochet Horseshoe Cable

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Today’s Stitchopedia will be how to make a crochet horseshoe cable. This post contains a chart and video. The horseshoe cable is an is an intriguing cable that is basically two opposite cables pushed next to each other. The horseshoe cable was actually the first knit cable I learned, I really liked it and found it easy to incorporate into my projects. That is the inspiration for this, how to make a crochet horseshoe cable post. Of course I still love making it in knit, but today it’s crochet! If you need a refresher on crochet cables, you can find that HERE, and if you need some help with post stitches, you can find that HERE. Have fun!

Stitchopedia Horseshoe Cable from Jessie At Home
Learn to make a crocheted horseshoe cable.
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Stitchopedia – Braid Cable

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Stitchopedia Braid Cable from Jessie At Home
“Braid cable you say? Oh I,ll never be able to do that!” Well I say, balderdash! You can do it! Today I will walk you though all the steps in my easy to follow braid cable video, with written instructions and even a braid cable chart. So lets get started and blast your skill level to new heights! Braid cable awayyyyyy! (more…)

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Stitchopedia – Crochet Owl Cable

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Okay, I am having way to much fun here and just smiling like crazy! This guy is just such a fun pattern. Here’s how to do it with a video included. Crochet and smiles, it doesn’t get any better!

Stitchopedia Owl Cable from Jessie At Home
Learn to make the Crocheted Owl Cable.
This video will show you how:

Written instructions:
Abbreviations:
bpdc – back post double crochet
ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet
fpdc – front post double crochet
hdc – half double crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)

Pattern:
Row 1: Ch 16, dc in 4th ch from hook (3 skipped chs count as dc) and each remaining ch. – {14 dc}
Row 2: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), hdc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, dc in 2 skipped sts working behind previous 2 sts, skip 2 sts, dc in next 2 sts, dc in 2 skipped sts working in front of previous 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts.
Row 3: Turn, ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, bpdc around next 8 sts, hdc in last 3 sts.
Row 4: Turn, ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, fpdc around next 8 sts, hdc in last 3 sts.
Row 5: Repeat row 3.
Row 6: Turn, ch 2, hdc in next 2 sts, skip 2 sts, fpdc around next 2 sts, fpdc around 2 skipped sts working behind previous 2 sts, skip 2 sts, fpdc around next 2 sts, fpdc around 2 skipped sts working in front of previous 2 sts, hdc in last 3 sts.
Row 7: Repeat row 3.
Row 8: Repeat row 6.
Row 9: Turn, ch 3 (counts as first dc), dc to end.

And here is a chart as well:
Owl Cable ChartOwl Cable Key

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Stitchopedia – Ripple Stitch

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                    Here’s how to make the ripple stitch or wave stitch in double crochet with an accompanying video

Stitchopedia - Ripple Stitch
Learn to make the ripple stitch or wave stitch in double crochet
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New Year New Skill CAL Week 3: Post Stitch Cables

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Part 3 of the New Year New Skill CAL, I’m going to teach you a little about crochet cables.

Hello and welcome to week 3 of the New Year New Skill CAL, you can follow along with the CAL at the CAL Central Crochet Facebook group, HERE.

New Year New Skill CAL Week 3 - Crochet Cables by Jessie At Home

This week I’m going to teach you a little about crochet cables. Crochet cables are made with front and back post stitches. If you are not familiar with post stitches, you can learn about them HERE. (more…)

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