Double Rice Stitch

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


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit Through the Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  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.

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