What does C6F mean?
A six-stitch left-twisting cable (abbreviated C6F) A six-stitch right-twisting cable (C6B) Slip 3 stitches to the cable needle and bring the cable needle with its 3 stitches to the proper position.
What is Cable 6 back?
Cable 6 Back (c6b):
Cable 6 back is also worked over 6 stitches (that’s where the number 6 comes from). The cables lean to the right in the c6f stitch. Step 1: Slip 3 stitches (purl-wise) on to the cable needle. Step 2: Place cable needle in BACK of your work (this is what the back in c6b means).