Cable Symbols

Cable knitting symbols are used in knitting patterns to indicate where cables should be made. Here are some common cable knitting symbols:
Cable Knitting Symbols
RIGHT CROSS 1/1 RC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1, k1 from cn. 
1/1 RPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1, p1 from cn.
1/1 RT: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1 tbl, k1 tbl from cn.
1/1 RPT: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k1 tbl, p1 from cn. 
2/1 RC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k2, k1 from cn.
2/1 RPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k2, p1 from cn.
1/2 RC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, k2 from cn. 
1/2 RPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, p2 from cn. 
1/2 RT: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k1 tbl, k2 tbl from cn.
1/1/1 RC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, k1, k1 from cn.
1/1/1 RPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, p1, k1 from cn.
1/1/1 RRC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, slip next st to second cn and hold in front, k1, k1 from front cn, k1 from back cn.
LEFT CROSS
1/1 LC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k1, k1 from cn.
1/1 LPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, p1, k1 from cn.
1/1 LT: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k1 tbl, k1 tbl from cn.
1/1 LPT: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, p1, k1 tbl from cn.
2/1 LC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k1, k2 from cn.
2/1 LPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p1, k2 from cn.
1/2 LC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k2, k1 from cn.
1/2 LPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, p2, k1 from cn.
1/2 LT: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k2 tbl, k1 tbl from cn.
2/1 LT: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k1 tbl, k2 tbl from cn.
2/1 LPT: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p1, k2 tbl from cn..
1/1/1 LC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k1, k1 from back cn, k1 from front cn.
1/1/1 LPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k1, p1 from back cn, k1 from front cn.
1/1/1 LRC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k1, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to back, k1, k1 from cn.
Cable Knitting Symbols RIGHT CROSS
2/2 RC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, k2 from cn.
2/2 RPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, p2 from cn.
1/3 RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, k3 from cn.
1/3 RPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, p3 from cn.
3/1 RC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k3, k1 from cn.
3/1 RPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in back, k3, p1 from cn.
1/2/1 RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, slip 2 sts from cn to left needle and move cn to front, k2, k1 from cn.
1/2/1 RPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k1, slip 2 sts from cn to left needle and move cn to front, p2, k1 from cn.
2/3 RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, k3 from cn.
2/3 RPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, p3 from cn.
3/2 RC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, k2 from cn.
3/2 RPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, p2 from cn
2/1/2 RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, k1, k2 from cn.
2/1/2 RPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k2, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, p1, k2 from cn.
LEFT CROSS
2/2 LC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k2, k2 from cn.
2/2 LPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p2, k2 from cn.
1/3 LC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, k3, k1 from cn. Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, p1, p3 from cn.
1/3 LPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, p3, k1 from cn.
3/1 LC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, k1, k3 from cn. 
3/1 LPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, p1, k3 from cn. 
1/2/1 LC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, slip next 2 sts to second cn and hold in back, k1, k2 from back cn, k1 from front cn.
1/2/1 LPC: Slip 1 st to cn and hold in front, slip next 2 sts to second cn and hold in back, k1, p2 from back cn, k1 from front cn.
2/3 LC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, k3, k2 from cn.
2/3 LPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, p3, k2 from cn.
3/2 LC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, k2, k3 from cn.
3/2 LPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, p2, k3 from cn.
2/1/2 LC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k2, k1 from back cn, k2 from front cn.
2/1/2 LPC: Slip 2 sts to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k2, p1 from back cn, k2 from front cn.
Cable Knitting Symbols RIGHT CROSS
3/4 RC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, k4 from cn.
3/4 RPC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, p4 from cn.
4/3 RC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k4, k3 from cn.
4/3 RPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in back, k4, p3 from cn.
3/1/3 RC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, k1, k3 from cn.
3/1/3 RPC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k3, slip 1 st from cn to left needle and move cn to front, p1, k3 from cn.
4/4 RC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k4, k4 from cn.
4/4 RPC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in back, k4, p4 from cn.
5/5 RC: Slip 5 sts to cn and hold in back, k5, k5 from cn.
6/6 RC: Slip 6 sts to cn and hold in back, k6, k6 from cn.
LEFT CROSS
3/4 LC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, k4, k3 from cn.
3/4 LPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, p4, k3 from cn.
4/3 LC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in front, k3, k4 from cn.
4/3 LPC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in front, p3, k4 from cn.
3/1/3 LC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k3, k1 from back cn, k3 from front cn.
3/1/3 LPC: Slip 3 sts to cn and hold in front, slip next st to second cn and hold in back, k3, p1 from back cn, k3 from front cn.
4/4 LC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in front, k4, k4 from cn.
4/4 LPC: Slip 4 sts to cn and hold in front, p4, k4 from cn.
5/5 LC: Slip 5 sts to cn and hold in front, k5, k5 from cn.
6/6 LC: Slip 6 sts to cn and hold in front, k6, k6 from cn.

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