How to Knit the Half Fisherman’s Rib Stitch

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the half fisherman’s rib stitch. This 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.

Skill: Easy

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Knit – k

Purl – p

Slip Stitch – sl

Knit One Below – K1B

Pattern:

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.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Half Fisherman's Rib Stitch

Example of the Half Fisherman's Rib Stitch

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