This is a pattern of a poncho…beautiful …found at joannes.com
but doesn’t make sense if anyone can explain this pattern would be most appreciative…
Border Pattern (multiple of 2 sts + 1)
Row 1 (RS) *K 1, slip 1 with yarn in back; repeat from *, ending k 1.
Row 2 (WS) Knit.
Repeat these 2 rows for Border Pattern.
Cable Pattern (multiple of 15 sts)
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13 and 15 (RS) (P 3, k 3) twice, p 3.
Row 2 and all WS rows Knit the knit sts and purl the purl sts.
Row 9 (RS) P 3, place next 3 sts on cable needle and hold to front, knit the next 3 purl sts, purl the next 3 knit sts, knit 3 sts from cable needle, p 3.
Row 16 (WS) Repeat Row 2.
Repeat Rows 1-16 for Cable Pattern.
With larger needles, loosely cast on 53 sts. Beg with Row 2 (WS), work in Border Pattern for 7 rows.
Set-up Row (RS) Work Border Pattern over first 7 sts, work 22 sts in St st, place marker and establish cable sts as follows: p 2, (p 1, k 1) in next st (inc made), k 2, p 2, (p 1, k 1) in next st, k 2, p 3, place marker (end of cable sts), work 8 sts in St st, work Border Pattern over last 3 sts - 55 sts. ???
this cable stich doesnt make sense to me please someone needs to explain this to me???so lost… :?? :??