The Double Twisted 1×1 Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #68

Stitch Description

The Double Twisted 1×1 Rib Stitch is an interesting rib pattern using 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.

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Baby Wool

Soft, warm and breathable, this cozy yarn is the natural choice for baby blankets, layettes, toys and more. With its charming sherbet palette, it’s also ideal for women’s garments and accessories. Best of all, it’s both machine washable and dryable for fabulous, fuss-free fashions that moms and babies will both appreciate.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit through the back loop
p tbl
Purl through the back loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • 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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Double Twisted 1x1 Rib Stitch

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