How to Knit the Broken Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #165

This stitch was originally posted on July 5, 2012

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the broken rib stitch. This is a variation of the rib stitch. it is great for hand bags, beanies, and scarfs.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

Knit – k
Purl – p

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): Knit
Row 2: K1 *p1, k1; rep from * to end

Repeat these 2 rows until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Broken Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Broken Rib Stitch Right Side

Example of the Broken Rib Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
Broken Rib Stitch Wrong Side

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