Spider

Cabled spider motif adapted from Barbara Walker's Charted Knitting Designs (1972).

Shown with a cast-on count of 39 stitches.

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  • Rows 1 and 51 (RS): P39.
  • Rows 2 and 4: K16, p1, k5, p1, k16.
  • Rows 3 and 5: P16, k1 tbl, p5, k1 tbl, p16.
  • Row 6: K9, p1, k6, p1, k5, p1, k6, p1, k9.
  • Row 7: P9, k1 tbl, p5, 1/1 RT, p5, 1/1 LT, p5, k1 tbl, p9.
  • Row 8: K9, p1, k5, p1, k7, p1, k5, p1, k9.
  • Row 9: P9, k1 tbl, p4, 1/1 RT, p7, 1/1 LT, p4, k1 tbl, p9.
  • Row 10: K9, p1, k4, p1, k9, p1, k4, p1, k9.
  • Row 11: P8, 1/1 RT, p3, 1/1 RT, p9, 1/1 LT, p3, 1/1 LT, p8.
  • Rows 12, 40, and 46: K8, p1, k4, p1, k11, p1, k4, p1, k8.
  • Rows 13 and 41: P7, 1/1 RT, p3, 1/1 RT, p11, 1/1 LT, p3, 1/1 LT, p7.
  • Row 14: K7, p1, k4, p1, k5, wrap 3 sts, k5, p1, k4, p1, k7.
  • Row 15: P7, k1 tbl, p4, k1 tbl, p5, k1, M1L, k1, M1L, k1, p5, k1 tbl, p4, k1 tbl, p7 (41 sts).
  • Row 16: K7, p1, k4, p1, k5, p2, (p1, yo, p1) in next st, p2, k5, p1, k4, p1, k7 (43 sts).
  • Row 17: P7, 1/1 LT, p3, 1/1 LT, p4, k1, M1L, k2, k1 tbl, k2, M1L, k1, p4, 1/1 RT, p3, 1/1 RT, p7 (45 sts).
  • Row 18: K8, [p1, k4] twice, p9, [k4, p1] twice, k8.
  • Row 19: P5, [p3, 1/1 LT] twice, p3, k9, p3, [1/1 RT, p3] twice, p5.
  • Row 20: K9, 1/1 RPT, k3, p1, k3, p9, k3, p1, k3, 1/1 LPT, k9.
  • Row 21: P10, [1/1 LT, p2] twice, k9, [p2, 1/1 RT] twice, p10.
  • Row 22: K11, 1/1 RPT, k2, p1, k2, p9, k2, p1, k2, 1/1 LPT, k11.
  • Row 23: P12, [1/1 LT, p1] twice, ssk, k5, k2tog, [p1, 1/1 RT] twice, p12 (43 sts).
  • Row 24: K13, 1/1 RPT, k1, p1, k1, p7, k1, p1, k1, 1/1 LPT, k13.
  • Row 25: P14, [1/1 LT] twice, ssk, k3, k2tog, [1/1 RT] twice, p14 (41 sts).
  • Row 26: K15, 1/1 RPT, p1, wrap 5 sts, p1, 1/1 LPT, k15.
  • Row 27: P16, 1/1 LT, k5, 1/1 RT, p16.
  • Row 28: K17, p7, k17.
  • Row 29: P17, 1/1 RT, k3, 1/1 LT, p17.
  • Row 30: K16, 1/1 LPT, p5, 1/1 RPT, k16.
  • Row 31: P15, [1/1 RT] twice, k3, [1/1 LT] twice, p15.
  • Row 32: K14, 1/1 LPT, k1, p1, k1, p3, k1, p1, k1, 1/1 RPT, k14.
  • Row 33: P13, [1/1 RT, p1] twice, [k1, yo] twice, k1, [p1, 1/1 LT] twice, p13 (43 sts).
  • Row 34: K12, 1/1 LPT, k2, p1, k2, p5, k2, p1, k2, 1/1 RPT, k12.
  • Row 35: P11, 1/1 RT, p2, 1/1 RT, p1, k1, k5tog, k1, p1, 1/1 LT, p2, 1/1 LT, p11 (39 sts).
  • Row 36: K10, 1/1 LPT, k3, p1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k2, p1, k3, 1/1 RPT, k10.
  • Row 37: P9, 1/1 RT, p3, [1/1 RT, p1] twice, 1/1 LT, p1, 1/1 LT, p3, 1/1 LT, p9.
  • Row 38: K9, p1, k4, p1, k2, p1, k3, p1, k2, p1, k4, p1, k9.
  • Row 39: P5, [p3, 1/1 RT] twice, p9, [1/1 LT, p3] twice, p5.
  • Rows 42 and 44: K7, p1, k4, p1, k13, p1, k4, p1, k7.
  • Row 43: P7, k1 tbl, p4, k1 tbl, p13, k1 tbl, p4, k1 tbl, p7.
  • Row 45: P7, 1/1 LT, p3, 1/1 LT, p11, 1/1 RT, p3, 1/1 RT, p7.
  • Row 47: P8, k1 tbl, p4, 1/1 LT, p9, 1/1 RT, p4, k1 tbl, p8.
  • Row 48: K8, p1, k5, p1, k9, p1, k5, p1, k8.
  • Row 49: P14, 1/1 LT, p7, 1/1 RT, p14.
  • Row 50: K39.