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How to Knit the Seeded Rib Check Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the seeded rib check stitch. This pattern uses alternating knits and purls to created a ribbed checker pattern. It’s great for washcloths and blankets. Also good for men’s patterns.

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p

Pattern Instructions:

Note: This pattern is completely reversible, same on both sides
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: rep row 1.
Row 4: rep row 2.
Row 5: rep row 1.
Row 6: rep row 2.
Row 7: rep row 2.
Row 8: rep row 1.
Row 9: rep row 2.
Row 10: rep row 1.
Row 11: rep row 2.
Row 12: rep row 1.

Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Seeded Rib Check Stitch close upExample of the Seeded Rib Check Stitch close up (click for larger)

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Comments

  1. rhdb22

    May 1, 2012

    Love the look of this stitch! One question though… the caption under the video says row 1 starts with K1 and the written pattern starts with K3. Does it matter as long as you do the same number of repeats?

    • newstitchaday

      May 1, 2012

       @rhdb22 The audio says row 2. it’s a typo.