The Seeded Rib Check Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #79

Stitch Description

The Seeded Rib Check Stitch is a reversible stitch that uses alternating knits and purls to created a ribbed checker pattern. It’s great for washcloths, blankets, and would also be good for menswear patterns.

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Materials Used

Vanna’s Choice

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 12

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

  • Row 1 (RS): K3, *p1, k3; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K1, *p1, k3; rep from * to last two sts, p1, k1.
  • Row 3: Repeat row 1.
  • Row 4: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 5: Repeat row 1.
  • Row 6: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 7: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 8: Repeat row 1.
  • Row 9: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 10: Repeat row 1.
  • Row 11: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 12: Repeat row 1.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

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