The Cable Four Back uses the abbreviation C4B, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The B is for Back or behind, explaining where your cable needle will go when you are working to create the twist.
What does Cable 4 mean in knitting?
The Cable Four Front uses the abbreviation C4F, the 4 standing for the four stitches involved in the completed cable. The F is for Front or forward, explaining where your cable needle will go when you are working to create the twist.
What does cf4 mean in knitting?
Abbreviation: cb4, cb6, cb8, cb10, cf4, cf6, cf8, cf10 etc. Cable stitch is a textured, crossing layers stitch pattern and is created by slipping a specified number of stitches onto a cable needle, knitting the same amount of stitches and then knitting the stitches on the cable needle before finishing the row.
What does c12b mean in knitting?
Slip 5 onto cable needle and hold in front work, k5 from left-hand needle, k5 from cable needle. c12b. Cable 12 back. Slip 6 onto cable needle and hold behind, k6 from left-hand needle, k6 from cable needle. Abbreviation.
What is T3B in knitting?
T3B – twist 3 back – slip 1 stitch onto cable needle and hold it in the back of your work, knit the next 2 STS off your left hand needle and then purl the stitch off your cable needle.
What is C4B and C4F in knitting?
C4F is cable 4 front – slip 2 st to a holding needle, let them flop to the front of the work, knit the next 2 off the L needle, then the 2 slipped sts off the holder. C4B is cable 4 back, same as above except the sts on the holder are held to the back of your work.
What does C4F mean?
So a C4F means that 4 stitches are going to be involved in that cable. So you will slip two to the cable needle, move to the front, knit the next two stiches, then knit two from the cable needle. So in total 4 stitches were used, but only 2 were placed on the cable needle.