The Half Fisherman’s Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #44

Stitch Description

The Half Fisherman’s Rib Stitch pattern is similar the to regular fisherman’s rib, with a thick, squishy rib texture. The difference is it has less vertical stretch and the ribs are a bit closer together.

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Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1 (RS): Sl 1, Knit to end
  • Row 2: Sl 1, *K1B, p1; rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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