NSAD Rewind: How to Knit the Rice Stitch

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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