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cable stitch Syllabification: ca·ble stitch
Pronunciation: /ˈkābəl stiCH/

Definition of cable stitch in English:


A combination of knitted stitches done to resemble twisted rope.
Example sentences
  • I have an old Shetland wool cardigan jacket, knitted in a massive cable stitch, that I tend to wear on chilly evenings.
  • Each cable strand is made up of eight cable stitches and then one tuck rib that's latched up by hand.
  • If the cable stitches are held in the back of the work, it creates a cable cross to the right.
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