How to Knit The 1×1 Rib Stitch

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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.

Skill: Beginner

Cast On: Multiples of 2.

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

Knit – k

Purl – p

Pattern:

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:

Example of the 1x1 Rib Stitch

Example of the 1x1 Rib Stitch


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