How to Knit the Bluebell Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #77

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the bluebell rib stitch. This lace knitting pattern creates vertical rows of stitches that look like bluebell flowers stacked on top of each other. It’s a great pattern to use as an accent on a sleeve or to use all over a a blanket or pillow.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Slip Stitch – sl st
Pass Slip Stitch Over – psso
Yarn Over – yo

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: P2, *k3, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 2: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 3: rep row 1.
Row 4: rep row 2.
Row 5: P2, *yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 6: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch close up right side
Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch right side close up (click for larger)

Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch close up wrong side
Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch wrong side close up (click for larger)

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