Yarn

Cable Knit Hip Belt

By  Lisa Gentry  for  Coats & Clark

size: 2"x29" (without fringe)

  • Cable Knit Hip Belt

Materials

  • TLC Cotton Plus, one skein: Tan (Coats & Clark)
  • Czech glass beads

Tools

  • Knitting needles, size 8: cable; yarn

Abbreviations

K: knit
P: purl
sts: stitch(es)

  • Gauge
  • 1. 20 sts = 4", 25 rows = 4"
  • What To Do
  • 1. Cast on 16 sts.
  • 2. Row 1: K 4, P 4, K 2, P 4, K 2, turn.
  • 3. Row 2: P 2, cable 4 front, *P 2, cable 4 front*, P 4, turn.
  • 4. Row 3: K 4, P 4, K 2, P 4, K 2, turn.
  • 5. Row 4: P 4, K 2, twist 4 back, K 4, P 2, turn.
  • 6. Row 5: K 2, P 4, K 2, P 4, K 4, turn.
  • 7. Row 6: P 4, cable 4 back, P 2, cable 4 back, P 2, turn.
  • 8. Row 7: K 2, P 4, K 2, P 4, K 4, turn.
  • 9. Row 8: P 2, K 4, twist 4 front, K 2, P 4, turn.
  • 10. Repeat these 8 rows to 29" long.
  • 11. Bind off all sts.
  • 12. Weave in ends. Add 18"-long fringe; string beads onto fringe and knot ends.