This stitch was originally posted on July 11, 2012
This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double rice stitch. This simple pattern creates a subtle textured fabric that is firm. It’s a good option for beginners who want to experiment with knitting through the back loop and is perfect for washcloths, bags, and blankets.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Through the Back Loop – k tbl
Row 1 (WS): P1, *k tbl, p1; rep from * to end
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: *K tbl, p1; rep from * to last st, k tbl
Row 4: Knit
Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Double Rice Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Double Rice Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
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