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
- Slip 3 stitches onto a cable needle.
- Hold cable needle at front of work.
- Knit 3 stitches from left-hand needle.
- Then knit the next 3 stitches off the cable needle.
- Slip 2 stitches onto a cable needle.
- Hold cable needle at back of work.
What does CB6 mean?
|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.