The 1×1 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. It is particularly useful for collars and cuffs.
Cast On: Multiples of 2.
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Row 1: *K1, p1,* rep from * to end.
Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this: