How to Crochet the Openwork Rib Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #257

How to Crochet the Openwork Rib Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the openwork rib stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The openwork rib stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


nsad-imperial-native-twist-charcoal-natural-h150

Imperial Yarn Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

A Crochet Hook


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc
Double Crochet-dc
Treble-tr

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Multiple of 2 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    3ch, dc into 4th ch from hook, dc in each ch to the end of the row, turn.

  2. Row 2

    5ch, skip 1 dc, tr into next dc, *1ch, skip 1 dc, 1 tr into next dc; rep from * to end.

  3. Row 3

    3ch, *2dc into next 1ch sp; rep from * to end, last dc into 4th ch in tch.

Repeat rows 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Openwork Rib Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Openwork Rib Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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