The Garter Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #41

Stitch Description

The Garter Rib Stitch is a ribbing pattern which consists of alternating offset rows of garter stitch. The offset is achieved by repeating a section of only knit stitches, and following it with a section of purl stitches. This is a simple pattern and great for beginning knitters.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8

  • Row 1 (RS): *K4, p4; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: *P4, K4; rep from * to end
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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