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.
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: