This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double twisted 1×1 rib stitch. This interesting rib pattern uses twisted stitches on both sides of the work to create a tightly braided rib texture. It is great substitute for the traditional 1×1 rib stitch and has an equal amount of horizontal stretch. This means it can be used anywhere you use ribbing.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Row 1: *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * to last st, k1 tbl.
Row 2: *P1 tbl, k1; rep from * to last st, p1 tbl.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: