How to Crochet the Openwork Rib Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #257

How to Crochet the Openwork Rib Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the openwork rib stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with lots of texture. The openwork rib stitch would be great for cowls, scarves, and hats!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Imperial Yarn Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

A Crochet Hook


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Chain Stitch – Ch
Single Crochet-sc
Double Crochet-dc

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Multiple of 2 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    3ch, dc into 4th ch from hook, dc in each ch to the end of the row, turn.

  2. Row 2

    5ch, skip 1 dc, tr into next dc, *1ch, skip 1 dc, 1 tr into next dc; rep from * to end.

  3. Row 3

    3ch, *2dc into next 1ch sp; rep from * to end, last dc into 4th ch in tch.

Repeat rows 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Openwork Rib Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Openwork Rib Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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