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This video will help you learn how to knit the shadow rib stitch english style. This pattern creates a mock rib pattern that does not pull in like normal ribbing, which makes it great for creating texture on sweaters, scarves, and afghans.
Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 2
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Purl – p
Knit Through the Back Loop – k tbl
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.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Shadow Rib Stitch
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