The Shadow Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #50

Stitch Description

The Shadow Rib Stitch pattern creates a mock rib pattern that does not pull in like normal ribbing. This quality makes it great for creating texture on sweaters, scarves, and afghans.

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Wool-Ease

Wool-Ease is a 4-ply worsted-weight yarn that is so beloved by knitters and crocheters that it inspired an entire family of yarns. Wool-Ease® is appreciated for its versatility and value. It has the feel, warmth and softness of wool, combined with the easy care of machine wash-and-dryability. Its extensive color range makes it easy to design with and perfect for every project from socks to afghans.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit Through the Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 2

  • Row 1 (WS): Knit all sts.
  • Row 2: P2, *k1 tbl, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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