This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the right 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
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Purl Two Together – p2tog
Prep Row: Knit all stitches
Row 1: P1 *p2tog, yo; rep from * to last sts, p1
Row 2: K1, *yo, k2tog; 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 the Right Slanting Turkish Rib Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Right Slanting Turkish Rib Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)