Saturday Stitch – Angel Wings Cable


Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
This week’s stitch is  Angel wings cable.

A very beautiful knit motif, with a pair of wings in the middle of a diamond, looks lovely on a sweater.


Abbreviations

m1 –  make 1 (increase 1 stitch by lifting strand between last stitch worked and next stitch on left-hand needle, place lifted strand on left-hand needle, knit into back loop of lifted strand)
sl1kw – slip 1 knitwise.
c8b (slip 4 stitches onto a cable needle and hold in back of work; knit 4; knit 4 from the cable needle)
c8f (slip 4 stitches onto a cable needle and hold in front of work; knit 4; knit 4 from the cable needle)

Instructions

You need 26 stitches for this cable.
Row 1: k9, p8, k9
Row 2: p9, k8, p9
Row 3: k7, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, p2, m1, p3, k2tog, k7
Row 4: p8, k3, p1, k2, p1, k3, p8
Row 5: k6, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k1, p2, k1, m1, p3, k2tog, k6
Row 6: p7, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p7
Row 7: k5, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k2, p2, k2, m1, p3, k2tog, k5
Row 8: p6, k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, p6
Row 9: k4, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k3, p2, k3, m1, p3, k2tog, k4
Row 10: p5, k3, p4, k2, p4, k3, p5
Row 11: k3, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k4, p2, k4, m1, p3, k2tog, k3
Row 12: p4, k3, p5, k2, p5, k3, p4
Row 13: k2, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k5, p2, k5, m1, p3, k2tog, k2
Row 14: p3, k3, p6, k2, p6, k3, p3
Row 15: k1, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k6, p2, k6, m1, p3, k2tog, k1
Row 16: p2, k3, p7, k2, p7, k3, p2
Row 17: sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k7, p2, k7, m1, p3, k2tog
Row 18: p1, k3, p8, k2, p8, k3, p1
Row 19: k1, p3, c8b, p2, c8f, p3, k1
Row 20: p1, k3, p8, k2, p8, k3, p1
Row 21: k1, m1, p3, k2tog, k6, p2, k6, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k1
Row 22: p2, k3, p7, k2, p7, k3, p2
Row 23: k2, m1, p3, k2tog, k5, p2, k5, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k2
Row 24: p3, k3, p6, k2, p6, k3, p3
Row 25: k3, m1, p3, k2tog, k4, p2, k4, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k3
Row 26: p4, k3, p5, k2, p5, k3, p4
Row 27: k4, m1, p3, k2tog, k3, p2, k3, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k4
Row 28: p5, k3, p4, k2, p4, k3, p5
Row 29: k5, m1, p3, k2tog, k2, p2, k2, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k5
Row 30: p6, k3, p3, k2, p3, k3, p6
Row 31: k6, m1, p3, k2tog, k1, p2, k1, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k6
Row 32: p7, k3, p2, k2, p2, k3, p7
Row 33: k7, m1, p3, k2tog, p2, sl1kw, k1, psso, p3, m1, k7
Row 34: p8, k3, p1, k2, p1, k3, p8
Row 35: k8, m1, p2, p2tog, p2, p2tog, p2, m1, k8
Row 36: p9, k8, p9
Repeat rows 1 through 36.

Difficulty level: Medium 

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