The Single Rib Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #34

Stitch Description

The Single Rib Stitch is a crochet stitch that 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.

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This Lion Brand Jiffy Yarn is a good choice for anyone who enjoys arts and crafts projects. This yarn works up quick and easy, and features a velvety softness that is soft to the touch. This Lion Brand yarn is made of pure acrylic, so it’s extremely durable. In consistency and appearance, it resembles mohair. It is ideal for making extra warm sweaters, jackets, vests, slippers, hats and anything else one might use during the colder months of the year. Conveniently, it is machine washable for easy care. With this acrylic yarn, you can get excited about creating your next tailored masterpiece.

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Laurel Hill Crochet Hook

Crafted in a dense, hard wood, these hooks from Laurel Hill are a pleasure to own and use. Palmwood has a strong, dark grain - and these hooks are made with a large, comfortable-to-use flat surface for the thumb of your working hand. Palmwood is very dense so it can be finely polished- you feel no wood grain, just a fine smooth crochet surface.

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Chain Stitch
Double Crochet
Front Post Double Crochet
Back Post Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: 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, *FPdc, BPdc; rep from * to last st, dc into turn st.
  • Repeat Row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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