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.

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Materials Used

Lion Brand Jamie

Lion Brand Yarn’s Jamie, America’s Favorite Baby Yarn, is a classic that has stood the test of time. Made in the U.S.A., Jamie is durable and easy to care for: perfect for baby blankets, carriage covers, sweaters for baby – and Mom, too! Plus, it’s no dye lot, so there’s never any worry about matching colors. This modern update of the classic Jamie yarn features a sophisticated sherbet color palette and a versatile DK weight. Snuggly soft, machine washable and dryable this yarn is perfect for every baby project.

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Boye Aluminum Double Pointed Knitting Needles

Double pointed needles are necessary for many projects such as socks and hats. Boye’s Perfection PointsTM help prevent dropped stitches and the rounded head allows for fast knitting without splitting the yarn. The needles are made of an anodized aluminum which helps you finish your project faster and easier. Reach for these quality needles the next time you need to knit in the round.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit Two Together
Slip Stitch
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  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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