Left Cable

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Learn to make a right-twist cable (same as holding sts in back)

LEFT-TWIST CABLE (same as holding sts in front)

When you reach the cable stitches, move the yarn to the back.

With yarn in back, slip the first three stitches purlwise onto the right-hand needle.

Knit the next three stitches.

Bring the left needle to the front and pick up the three slipped stitches onto the left needle.

Get ready for cable acrobatics by pinching the base of the cable stitches with your left thumb and forefinger. Start to move the right needle out of the stitches.

Pull the right needle out of the six cable stitches: the three slipped ones will remain on the left needle, and the three already-knit ones will be hanging in midair in the back.

Working around the back, pick up the three stitches hanging in midair with your right needle. These three stitches have already been knit.

Straighten out your knitting. The three knit stitches are on the right needle, and the three previously-slipped stitches are on the left. Now knit the three previously-slipped stitches.

Left-twist cable complete!

I hope you enjoyed this little tutorial.