1 Over 2 Left Cross (1/2 LC)

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The 1 over 2 left cross is a three-stitch cable where there is one column of one knit stitch and one column of two knit stitches. The right knit stitch crosses over the column of two knit stitches, creating a cable that slants upwards and to the left.


Western Method

With A Cable Needle

  1. Slip one stitch purlwise to a cable needle.
  2. Hold the cable needle to the front of the work.
  3. Knit two stitches from the left needle.
  4. Knit one stitch from the cable needle.

Tutorial Video

No Cable Needle

  1. With the yarn in back, slip the next stitch purlwise onto the right needle.
  2. Knit two stitches from the left needle.
  3. Move the working yarn to the back of the work.
  4. From the front of the work, insert the left needle through the third stitch on the right needle.
  5. Slide the third stitch onto the left needle, dropping the first and second stitches from the right needle.
  6. From the back of the work, slip the free knit stitches onto the right needle.
  7. Knit the slipped stitch from the left needle.

Tutorial Video