This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the left slanting turkish rib stitch. This rib pattern creates a slanted mesh that is perfect for market bags, blankets, and simple shawls.
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Cast On: Multiples of 2
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Yarn Over – yo
Purl Reverse – pr
Slip Stitch- sl
Pass Slip Stitch Over – psso
Prep Row: Knit all stitches
Row 1: P1 *yo, PR; rep from * to last sts, p1
Row 2: K1, *sl 1, k1, psso, yo; rep from * to the last st, k1.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of Left Slanting Turkish Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of Left Slanting Turkish Rib Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)