What does CF6 mean in knitting?

Today’s tutorial is on the Cable 6 Front (c6f) & Cable 6 Back (c6b) Knitting Stitches. These stitches are used to make cables. To work these stitches, you need a cable needle or something to hold your stitches. It doesn’t have to be an actual cable needle.

How do you knit cf6?

How to cf6 – as seen in the Chunky Cable Headband pattern

  1. Slip 3 stitches onto a cable needle.
  2. Hold cable needle at front of work.
  3. Knit 3 stitches from left-hand needle.
  4. Then knit the next 3 stitches off the cable needle.
  5. Slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle.
  6. Hold cable needle at back of work.

What does CB6 mean?


Acronym Definition
CB6 Community Board 6 (Brooklyn, NY)

What is CB6 in knitting?

Abbreviations. CB6 – Cable 6 sts back. You will work 3 sts at a time. If the number changed to CB4, then you will cable 4 sts back but you will work with 2 sts at a time. CF6 – Cable 6 sts front.

What does C6F c6b mean in knitting?

A six-stitch left-twisting cable (abbreviated C6F) A six-stitch right-twisting cable (C6B) Slip 3 stitches to the cable needle and bring the cable needle with its 3 stitches to the proper position.

What is Cable 6 back?

Cable 6 Back (c6b):

The cables lean to the right in the c6f stitch. Step 1: Slip 3 stitches (purl-wise) on to the cable needle. Step 2: Place cable needle in BACK of your work (this is what the back in c6b means). Step 3: Knit the 3 stitches from your regular needle.

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