The Ribbed Extended Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #193

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ribbed extended stitch. This stitch is a very similar to a four by four rib but uses drop stitches to create puffed out ribs. The ribbed extended stitch would be great to use any ribbed project, cowls, sweaters or hats!

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Materials Used

100% Organic Merino Wool

This yarn is exceptionally soft and 100% organic. It has been manufactured to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) and has an Organic Tilth certification. All of their wool is organically dyed and spun in the USA. A true American product!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8 + 4

  • Row 1: (right side) *P4, k4 (winding yarn round needle three times for each stitch); rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
  • Row 2: K4, *Yf, slip 4 sts purlwise dropping extra loops off needle, yb, k4; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: *P4, yb, slip 4 sts knitwise, yf; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4
  • Row 4: K4, *Yf, slip 4 sts purlwise dropping extra loops off needle, yb, k4; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Ribbed Extended Stitch Right Side

Example of the Ribbed Extended Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger

Example of the Ribbed Extended Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Ribbed Extended Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)


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