Today’s Stitchopedia will be how to make a crochet horseshoe cable. This post contains a chart and video. The horseshoe cable is an is an intriguing cable that is basically two opposite cables pushed next to each other. The horseshoe cable was actually the first knit cable I learned, I really liked it and found it easy to incorporate into my projects. That is the inspiration for this, how to make a crochet horseshoe cable post. Of course I still love making it in knit, but today it’s crochet! If you need a refresher on crochet cables, you can find that HERE, and if you need some help with post stitches, you can find that HERE. Have fun!

Stitchopedia Horseshoe Cable from Jessie At Home


Learn to make a crocheted horseshoe cable.
This video will show you how:

Written instructions:
Abbreviations:
bpdc – back post double crochet
ch(s) – chain(s)
dc – double crochet
fpdc – front post double crochet
fptr – front post treble crochet
hdc – half double crochet
st(s) – stitch(es)

Pattern:
Row 1: Ch 22, dc in 4th ch from hook (3 skipped chs count as dc) and each remaining ch. – {20 dc}
Rows 2-6 even: Turn, ch 2 (counts as first hdc here and throughout), fpdc around next 3 sts, bpdc around next 12 sts, fpdc around next 3 sts, hdc in last st.
Row 3: Turn, ch 2, bpdc around next 3 sts, skip 3 sts, fptr around next 3 sts, fptr around 3 skipped sts working behind previous 3 sts, skip 3 sts, fptr around next 3 sts, fptr around 3 skipped sts working in front of previous 3 sts, bpdc around next 3 sts, hdc in last st.
Row 5: Turn, ch 2, bpdc around next 3 sts, fpdc around next 12 sts, bpdc around next 3 sts, hdc in last st.
Repeat rows 3-6 for pattern.

Horse Shoe Chart
Horse Shoe Key

And here is a chart as well:

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2 Comments

2 Comments on Horseshoe Cable: Crochet Cable Tutorial

  1. Thank you very much! The Horseshoe is an interesting ans beautiful pattern!
    Do you think that itt will good for a big afghan too? Like Granny Square?
    Have a nice weekend!
    MArianne

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