The Double Rice Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #170

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the double rice stitch. This simple pattern creates a subtle textured fabric that is firm. It’s a good option for beginners who want to experiment with knitting through the back loop and is perfect for washcloths, bags, and blankets.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
ktbl
Knit Through the Back Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (WS): P1, *k tbl, p1; rep from * to end
  • Row 2: Knit
  • Row 3: *K tbl, p1; rep from * to last st, k tbl
  • Row 4: Knit
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Double Rice Stitch Right SideExample of the Double Rice Stitch Wrong Side

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