The Bluebell Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #77

Stitch Description

The Bluebell Rib Stitch is a lace knitting pattern that creates vertical rows of stitches that look like bluebell flowers stacked on top of each other. It’s a great pattern to use as an accent on a sleeve or to use all over a a blanket or pillow.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit Two Together
sl
Slip Stitch
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
yo
Yarn Over


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Row 1: P2, *k3, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: Repeat row 1.
  • Row 4: Repeat row 2.
  • Row 5: P2, *yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, p2; rep from * to end.
    Row 6: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch close up right side

Example of the Bluebell Rib Stitch close up wrong side

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