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.
Cast On: Multiples of 4.
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
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:
Patterns that use this stitch:
You can find more stitches like this in:
The Harmony Guides: Knit and Purl