What does CF8 mean in knitting?

How do you knit a C12B?

Craft Instructions

C12B = Slip next 6 sts onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next 6 sts from left-hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle. C12F = Slip next 6 sts onto cable needle and hold at front of work, knit next 6 sts from left-hand needle, then knit sts from cable needle.

Is cable knitting difficult?

Cabling looks complicated but the basic technique of crossing one group of stitches over another is actually very easy to do; and once you’ve learnt how to cross stitches using a cable needle you’ll be able to use the same technique for any cabling pattern, regardless of difficulty level.

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