How to Knit the Moss Rib Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the moss rib stitch. This basic pattern uses alternating knits and purls to create a rib stitch. It’s great for a simple beginner throw or scarf.

Skill: Beginner
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 1

TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Knit – k
Purl – p

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): K2, *p1, k3; rep from * to last 3 sts, p1, k2
Row 2: P1, *k3, p1; rep from * to end

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

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

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