The Mock Rib Check Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #85

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the mock rib check stitch. This pattern simulates a broken rib by alternating knit stitch and knit one below. It looks similar to brioche but is easier to knit. It creates a fluffy fabric that’s great for warm scarves, blankets, and pillows.

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Video Tutorial

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Abbreviations

k
Knit
p
Purl
k1b
Knit One Below

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:

  • Row 1 (RS): *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 2: *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 3: *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 4: *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 5: *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 6: *K1, k1b; rep from * to last two stitches, k2.
  • Row 7: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 8: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 9: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 10: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 11: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 12: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Mock Rib Check Stitch

Example of the Mock Rib Check Stitch wrong side

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