This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the blanket rib stitch. This interesting rib pattern uses increases and decreases together to create a textured fabric that is great for washcloths and afghans. It can also be used in sweaters, hats, and scarves as a substitute for other rib stitches. Just know that this will not have as much horizontal stretch as traditional ribbing.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Row 1: Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch.
Row 2: K2tog, *p2tog, k2tog; rep from * to end.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: