Homes of Donegal Cable

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Chart worked in 12 ply wool

This is a pretty cable with four embossed homes within a large diamond. A stunning variation would be to put 9 or 16 homes within the main cable diamond, especially if you use it on an afghan or a spacious winter coat.

Abbreviations

WS= Wrong Side Facing

C3B = sl 1 to cable needle, hold at back, K2, P st from cable needle.

C3F = sl 2 to cable needle, hold at front, P1, K2 from cable needle.

C5 = sl 3 sts to cable needle, hold in back, K2, K3 from cable needle.

This panel is worked over 19 sts.

1st and 3rd rows (WS): K7, P2, K1, P2, K7

2nd row: P7, C5, P7

4th row: P6, C3B, P1, C3F, P6

5th row: K6, P2, K3, P2, K6

6th row: P5, C3B, P1, (K1, yo, K1, yo, K1) in next st, P1, C3F, P5

7th row: K5, P2, K2, P5, K2, P2, K5

8th row: P4, C3B, P2, K5, P2, C3F, P4

9th row: K4, P2, K3, P5, K3, P2, K4

10th row: P3, C3B, P3, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, P3, C3F, P3

11th row: K3, P2, K4, P3, K4, P2, K3

12th row: P2, C3B, P1, (K1, yo, K1, yo, K1) in next st, P2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, P2, (K1, yo, K1, yo, K1) in next st, P1, C3F, P2

13th row: K2, P2, K2, P5, K2, P1, K2, P5, K2, P2, K2

14th row: P1, C3B, P2, K5, P5, K5, P2, C3F, P1

15th row: K1, P2, K3, P5, K5, P5, K3, P2, K1

16th row: P1, C3F, P2, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, P5, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, P2, C3B, P1

17th row: K2, P2, K2, P3, K5, P3, K2, P2, K2

18th row: P2, C3F, P1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, P2, (K1, yo, K1, yo, K1) in next st, P2, sl 1, K2tog, psso, P1, C3B, P2

19th row: K3, P2, K1, P1, K2, P5, K2, P1, K1, P2, K3

20th row: P3, C3F, P3, K5, P3, C3B, P3

21st row: K4, P2, K3, P5, K3, P2, K4

22nd row: P4, C3F, P2, sl 1, K1, psso, K1, K2tog, P2, C3B, P4

23rd row: K5, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2, K5

24th row: P5, C3F, P1, sl 1, K2tog, psso, P1, C3B, P5

25th row: K6, P2, K1, P1, K1, P2, K6

26th row: P6, C3F, P1, C3B, P6

Rep 1st to 26th rows as required.


Copyright © 1996 Sarah Bradberry