The Puffed Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #237

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the puffed rib stitch. This stitch creates an interesting knitting pattern with a lot of texture and stretch. The puffed rib stitch would be great for hat, scarves, and baby booties!

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Materials Used

Merino Lambs Wool

This unbelievably soft wool is made from shrink treated Merino Lambs Wool. It offers the wonderful qualities of traditionally spun wool, but with the convenience of machine washing and drying. Garments made from this yarn will not shrink or fade after numerous machine washings and dryings. Made in the USA.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
p3tog
Purl 3 Together
yon
Yarn Over Needle
yfon
Yarn Forward and Over Needle


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 3 + 2

  • Note Stitches should only be counted after the 4th row.
  • Row 1: (Right side) P2, *yon, k1, yfrn, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P2, *k3, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K2, *p3tog, k2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Puffed Rib Stitch Right Side

Example of the Puffed Rib Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Puffed Rib Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Puffed Rib Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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