NSAD Rewind: How to Knit the Rice Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #140

This stitch was originally posted on December 28, 2011

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit in the rice stitch. This is a basic texture pattern that is very easy to do. It is great for any type of project, especially washcloths.

Skill: Easy

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Knit – k

Purl – p

Knit Through the Back Loop – k tbl


Row 1 (RS): P1, *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * to end.

Row 2: Knit all sts

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Rice Stitch

Example of the Rice Stitch

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