Crochet Tulip Cable Stitch tutorial

The crochet tulip cable stitch is certainly a good to stitch for many crocheters. Why would not they? It certainly adds beauty to their patterns.

Let our crochet tulip cable stitch tutorial guide you on your road to learning this stitch that any crocheter should have in their collection.

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Tulip Cable Stitch by New Stitch A Day

Written Tulip Cable Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Worked over 15 sts on a background of basic trebles with any number of sts.

Special Abbreviations

FCL (Forward Cluster) = leaving last loop of each st on hook work 1tr into next st and 1dtr/rf or rb (see Note below) round next st after that, ending yo, draw through all 3 loops on hook.

BCL (Backward Cluster) = leaving last loop of each st on hook work 1dtr/rf or rb round st below tr just made and 1tr into next st.

Note: Raised legs of these clusters are to be worked at front (rf) on right side rows and at back (rb) on wrong side rows as indicated in the text thus: FCL/rf. FCL/rb. BCL/rf, BCL/rb

TCL (Triple Cluster) = leaving last loop of each st on hook work 1dtr/rf round st below tr just made, 1tr/rf round next Puff st, and 1dtr/rf round next st, ending yo, draw through all 4 loops on hook.

1st row (right side): 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into each of next 2 sts, [1FCL/rf] twice, 1tr into next st, [1BCL/rf] twice, 1tr into each of next 2 sts, 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rf round next st.

2nd row: [1dtr/rb round next st, 1tr into next st] twice, [1FCL/rb twice, 1tr into each of next 3 sts, [1BCL/rb] twice, [1tr into next st, 1dtr/rb round next st] twice.

3rd row: [1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into next st] twice, 1dtr/rf round each of next 2 sts, 1tr into each of next 3 sts, 1dtr/rf round each of next 2 sts, [1tr into next st, 1dtr/rf round next st] twice.

4th row: 1dtr/rb round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rb round next st, 1tr into each of next 2 sts, [1BCL/rb] twice, work a Puff st of htr5tog all into next st, [1FCL/rb] twice, 1tr into each of next 2 sts, 1dtr/rb round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rb round next st.

5th row: 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into each of next 3 sts, 1BCL/rf, 1TCL, 1 FCL/rf, 1tr into each of next 3 sts, 1dtr/rf round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rf round next st.

6th row: *1dtr/rb round next st, 1tr into next st, 1dtr/rb round next **, 1tr into each of next 9 sts, rep from * to **

Rep these 6 rows.

Tulip Cable Stitch Video Tutorial

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Tulip Cable Stitch Tutorial

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