Now take a small stitch and pull your needle through:and keep pulling: Pull all the way through and you will have a flat loop which is the first stitch. Now just repeat: bring your needle under and then over your working floss:Pull on the working floss to wrap it around your needle. Put your needle into the fabric a bit to the left of where the floss came out of the fabric: and take a stitch:
Now pull the needle and floss all the way through and this forms the second loop:
Just continue for as many stitches as you want:To end the stitching line, simply go back down through the fabric and thread your floss through the underside stitches to anchor the floss:
This stitch leaves a nice, neat underside: I think this is such a beautiful stitch, it almost looks like a bracelet!
The cable chain stitch is stitch #45 and is in the linked stitches section of 100 Stitches.