How to Knit the Broad Spiral Rib Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the broad spiral rib stitch. This stitch creates a fancy rib pattern. The broad spiral rib stitch would be great for hats, scarves, and cowls!

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Video Tutorial


Materials Used

Abbreviations


K
Knit Stitch

P
Purl Stitch

K2tog
Knit 2 Together-k2tog

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of six + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 6 sts + 2.

  • Row 1 (Wrong Side): k2,*p4, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: p2, *(k2tog but do not sl from needle, insert right hand needle between the sts just knitted tog, and knit the 1st st again; then sl both sts from needle tog) twice, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: k2,*p4, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: p2, *k1, k2tog and knit 1st st again as before; k1, p2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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