This stitch was originally posted on March 3, 2012
This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the single rib stitch. This technique is a great way to simulate a knitted rib stitch with crochet. It does not have the horizontal stretch of traditional ribbing, but can be used to great effect in hats, blankets, and sweaters.
Chain – ch
Double Crochet – dc
Double Crochet Round Front – dc/rf (or Front Post Double Crochet – FPdc)
Double Crochet Round Back – dc/rb (or Back Post Double Crochet – BPdc)
Foundation Row: Multiples of 2 + 2
Row 1: Skip 3 ch, *dc into next st; rep from * to end.
Row 2: Ch 2, turn work, skip next st, *dc/rf, dc/rb; rep from * to last st, dc into turn st.
Repeat Row 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After you fasten off, work piece should look like this:
Example of the Crochet Single Rib Stitch (click for larger)
music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
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