The Blanket Rib Stitch is an interesting rib pattern that uses increases and decreases together to create a textured fabric that is great for washcloths and afghans. It can also be used in sweaters, hats, and scarves as a substitute for other rib stitches. It does not have as much horizontal stretch as traditional ribbing.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
- Row 1: Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch.
- Row 2: K2tog, *p2tog, k2tog; rep from * to end.
Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.