Close up of Cloverleaf Eyelet Cable Knit Stitch in green recycled silk yarn with overlay that reads "HOW TO KNIT: CLOVERLEAF EYELET CABLE"

How to Knit: Cloverleaf Eyelet Cable Stitch

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The Cloverleaf Eyelet Cable Stitch

  • Size: 6"x6"
  • Gauge: 4x4 = 16sts by 20 rows in stockinette
  • Yarn: 26g of DGY worsted weight recycled silk
  • Knitting Needle Size: 5.0mm


  • K: Knit
  • P: Purl
  • Sl: Slip a stitch
  • Psso: Pass slipped stitch over
  • Ssk: Slip, slip knit decrease
  • YO: Yarn Over


Note: * indicates to repeat across.

CO 22
Row 1: K2, *P3, K2.
Row 2: P2* YO, Sl, 1 – K2 tog – Psso, YO, P2.
Row 3: K2, *P3, K2.
Row 4: P2, *K1, YO, Ssk, P2.
Row 5: K2, *P3, K2.
Row 6: P2, *K3, P2.
Rows 7-24: Repeat Rows 1-6.