Cabled iPod Case

Here’s my cabled iPod case pattern, this one is mine feel free to use it as gifts or for yourself basically personal use only no selling my case.

Now this pattern is pretty simple you need to know how to cable and how to do a Kitchener stitch. If you don’t know how don’t worry I’m going to link how to videos, after a few posts I realized I’m doing what most people did and not saying how to and what abbreviations mean. I always hated trying to figure something out on my own and get confused for the first few times.

It’s easy to alter if you need to, I use medium 4 yarn but I’m sure it’ll work fine with other yarn if you want to try. But I will say if you use smaller yarn make sure it’s stretchy enough while you’re working, it’s always better to use yarn you don’t care for first.

Like I say many times if you ever get stuck just tell me and I’ll help with whatever gives you problems. But it’s simple enough that there shouldn’t be any issues.

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Abbreviations: K-Knit (K1-Knit 1, K3-Knit 3)
P-Purl (P1-Purl 1)
CO-Cast On
DPN-Double Pointed Needles
CN-Cable Needle
Sl-Slip stitch

Items needed: set of 5 US 5 (3.75mm) DPNs, tapestry needle, CN and 2 row counters or Knit counter app (there’s a knit counter lite also)

CO 40 stitches 10 on each needle (Make sure not to twist and knit in the round)

Rib stitch for rows 1-5 (K1, P1 or P1, K1 which ever you prefer I do K1 P1)

Rows 6-8 *K12, P1, K6, P1 repeat from* (this is the “Plain” pattern you’ll do in between cable rows)

Row 9 K12, P1, Sl3 to CN and hold in front, K3, K3 from CN, P1. K12, P1, Sl3 to CN hold in back, K3, K3 from CN P1.

Row 10-15(or to 16 depends one how you like your cables to look) Repeat plain pattern

Row 16 repeat cable row

Repeat Rows 9-16 until you have 40 rows total (that includes rib)

You should have 5 cables total.

To close the bottom do a Kitchener stitch, make sure you leave a long enough tail when you cut the yarn; it’s always better to have too much than not enough.

Weave/Darn in the ends.

It might seem a little small but it’s a cozy/sock so it’ll stretch out mine which is the one in the picture stretched out and now fits perfect. So like I said before, personal use only and if you have any issues let me know, the links for videos are below and happy knitting!


Kitchener Stitch

How to knit Cables with and without cable needle


This pattern is for private use only. Do not distribute or publish this pattern in any other form. If you like this pattern and would like to share please link to this blog.


Please do not make and sell this item.


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