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How to Knit: The 2 x 2 Rib Stitch

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latchxe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

The 2 x 2 rib stitch is a common pattern used for shaping in many knitted garments. It has a large amount of stretch which is great for fitted clothes.

Skill: Beginner

Cast On: Multiples of 4.

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

Knit – k

Purl – p

Pattern:

Row 1: *K2, p2,* rep from * to end.

Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

The 2 x 2 Rib Stitch

Patterns that use this stitch:

Man Hat2×2 Ribbed For His Pleasure
by Tinksdarkerside

bolero_foranBaggy bolero
by Anna & Heidi Pickles

You can find more stitches like this in:
The Harmony Guides: Knit and Purl

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