How to Knit the Double Lace Rib Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double lace rib stitch.This is a relatively simple way to dress up the rib stitch that does not pull in the the fabric as much as traditional ribbing. The double lace rib would be great as a decorative panel in any project or could be used to add a little bit of beautiful texture. It’s perfect for a scarf just on it’s own.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 2

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Yarn Over Needle – yon
Knit two together through the back loop – k2tog tbl
Knit two together – k2tog
Yarn forward round needle – yfrn

Pattern Instructions:

Note: This pattern is completely reversible.

Row 1 (Right Side): K2, *p1, yon, K2tog tbl, p1, k2; rep from * to end
Row 2: p2, *k1, p2; rep * to end
Row 3: K2, *P1, K2tog, yfrn, p1, k2; rep from * to end
Row 4: p2, *k1, p2; rep * to end

Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Lace Rib Stitch Right Side
Example of the Double Lace Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Lace Rib Stitch Wrong Side
Example of the Double Lace Rib Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)

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