- a series of stitches used in knitting to produce a cable effect.
- the pattern produced by a cable-stitch.
- to produce such a stitch or pattern.
Origin of cable-stitch
First recorded in 1885–90
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- a pattern or series of knitting stitches producing a design like a twisted rope
- (as modifier)a cable-stitch sweater