The Double Twisted 1×1 Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #68

Stitch Description

The Double Twisted 1×1 Rib Stitch is an interesting rib pattern using twisted stitches on both sides of the work to create a tightly braided rib texture. It is great substitute for the traditional 1×1 rib stitch and has an equal amount of horizontal stretch. This means it can be used anywhere you use ribbing.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit through the back loop
p tbl
Purl through the back loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * to last st, k1 tbl.
  • Row 2: *P1 tbl, k1; rep from * to last st, p1 tbl.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Double Twisted 1x1 Rib Stitch

Example of the Double Twisted 1×1 Rib Stitch (click for larger)


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