6/18/2016

Serpentine Cables

Serpentine Cables

The Serpentine Cables is worked over a multiple of 8 sts, + 4.
(A minimum of 20 sts is required to show pattern.)
Preparation row: K2, p2, * k4, p4; rep from * to last 8 sts, k4, p2, k2.
Pattern.
Row 1 - right side: P2,* 2/1LRC, p2, 2/1RPC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
All even number rows: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
Row 3: P3,* 2/1LRC, 2/1RPC, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 5: * P4, 2/2RC; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 7: P3,* 2/1RPC, 2/1LRC, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 9: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
Row 11: P3,*  2/1LPC, 2/1RPC, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 13: * P4, 2/2RC; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
Row 15: P3,* 2/1RPC, 2/1LPC, p2; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 17: P2,* 2/1RPC, p2, 2/1LPC; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 19: P1, 2/1RPC,* p4, 2/2LPC; rep from * to last 8 sts, p4, 2/1LPC, p1.
Row 21: 2/1RPC, p4,* 2/1RPC, 2/1LRC, p2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, 2/1LPC.
Row 23: Knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
Row 25: 2/1LPC, p4,* 2/1LPC, 2/1RPC, p2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p2, 2/1RPC.
Row 27: P1, 2/1LPC,* p4, 2/2LC; rep from * to last 8 sts, p4, 2/1RPC, p1.
Repeat Rows 1 - 28.


Abbreviations:
2/2 LC: Slip 2 sts to CN and hold in front, K2, then K2 from CN.
2/2 RC: Slip 2 sts to CN and hold in back, K2, then K2 from CN.
2/1 LPC: Slip 2 sts to CN and  hold in font, P1, then K2 from CN.
2/1 RPC: Slip 1 st to CN and hold in back, K2, then P1 from CN.