Easy Cable Knit Square Pattern Sunny Vines Square

Give this easy cable knit square pattern a try! A mix of knit and purl stitches creates a beautiful texture for a classic knitting pattern!

Give this easy cable knit square pattern a try! A mix of knit and purl stitches creates a beautiful texture for a classic knitting pattern!


If you’re looking for a free easy knit square pattern to make a quick throw, this pattern is a perfect match!

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I haven’t really dived into knit cable patterns yet and this is only the second time I designed something using this type of knit stitch! Have you tried the knit broad spiral stitch? I like that it creates cables without needing a cable needle! It is so fun to do and it creates a beautiful texture. Add to your cable knit stitch library by practicing this broad spiral cable knit stitch.

If you are here in search for knit cable squares, I have just the pattern for you! This pattern is for a free knitting cable blanket square.

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Give this easy cable knit square pattern a try! A mix of knit and purl stitches creates a beautiful texture for a classic knitting pattern!

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I love the pop of texture this braided cable knit stitch gives against the purl stitches. The alternating knit and purl stitches really create a beautiful design. The winding nature of these stitches reminds me of vines hence the name Sunny Vines Square!


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About the Pattern:

Skill Level: Intermediate


Yarn:

Nikkim Vinnis Colours in Sunshine (130 yards) (100 g; 240 yds; 100% cotton,; size 3 DK light worsted weight). Thanks to Vinnis Colours for sponsoring this yarn. You can grab some from here if you are in the US or Sourth Africa.

Alternate yarns according to yarn sub: Rowan Denim Revive, Lion Brand LB Collection Cotton Jeans, Paintbox Cotton DK Yarn, Knit Picks CotLin, Check out the full list here.


Needles:

  • US 6 (4.0 mm) 16 in. circular knitting needles, I used my Hiya Hiya needles, you can get them on Amazon here

Notions: 

Gauge:

  • Gauge is 14 sts. over 26 rows in stockinette for a 4 x 4 in. square. Pattern for gauge: Cast on 38 sts and complete stockinette rows (Knit one row, purl one row) until piece measures 8 inches

Actual Finished Size:
12 x 12 in.


Pattern Notes:

This pattern is for a modern baby blanket knit square. It’s The perfect square to practice the basic knit stitches. In this pattern, you will learn the broad spiral stitch which is a fun four-row repeat. 

If you’re looking for free cable knit patterns, you are in the right place. Keep reading for a step-by-step stitch photo tutorial.

Abbreviations:

K: Knit stitch

P: Purl stitch 

St: Stitch

Sts: Stitches

K2tog: Knit two stitches together

Sl: Slip stitches


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Broad Spiral Cable Knit Stitch Pattern Photo Tutorial:


Step 1: K2tog


Step 2: Do not sl from the needle, insert the right-hand needle between the sts just knitted together


Step 3: Knit the first stitch again


Step 4: Then sl both sts from needle together

Now you can add this stitch to your cable knit stitch library!
Pattern Instructions:

Note: The stitch count should be the same at the end of each row.

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Easy Cable Knit Pattern Baby blanket square

Cast on 44 sts

Row 1: K across 

Row 2: k2, (p4, k2)* rep * to end 

Refer to the photo tutorial above for the broad spiral stitch pattern.

Rows 3: p2 [(k2tog, but do not sl from the needle, insert right-hand needle between the sts just knitted together, and knit the first stitch again, then sl both sts from needle together) twice, p2]* rep * to end 

Row 4: Rep Row 2

Row 5: p2, (k1, k2tog and k first st as in row 3, k1, p2)* rep * to end

Repeat Rows 2 to 5 until the piece measures 12 in. from cast-on edge. 

Last row: knit across

Bind off and cut yarn and weave in the ends.

Before blocking, laid flat the square measures approximately 12 in. x 10 in.

Stretch and block to dimensions (12 x 12 in.). Check out this blocking kit from Knit Picks:

Give this easy cable knit square pattern a try! A mix of knit and purl stitches creates a beautiful texture for a classic knitting pattern!


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You are done! Make a few more squares to create a beautiful baby blanket! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]

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This is an original pattern from Noor’s Knits, ©2021. Please do not reprint, repost, or sell any parts of this pattern, but feel free to link back to my blog. You are welcome to sell finished items made from this pattern but please kindly link back to my website. Send questions to [email protected]

For more free knit square patterns, don’t forget to check out the KAL corner Sweet Summer Baby Blanket blog post here.

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Give this easy cable knit square pattern a try! A mix of knit and purl stitches creates a beautiful texture for a classic knitting pattern!


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You are done! Have any questions? The best way to reach me is via email: [email protected]

Share your finished square with me on social media using the hashtag #SunnyVinesSquare for a chance to be featured!
Tag me on Instagram @noorsknits and Facebook @noorsknits1

This is an original pattern from Noor’s Knits, ©2021. Please do not reprint, repost, or sell any parts of this pattern, but feel free to link back to my blog. You are welcome to sell finished items made from this pattern but please kindly link back to my website. Send questions to [email protected]

If you liked this square, be sure to check out my Cute as a Button Newborn Wrap Knitting Pattern!


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