This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Fisherman’s Rib Stitch. This is a reversible pattern that creates a thick fabric with lots of volume and horizontal stretch. It is a great stitch for scarves, hats, and sweaters. It is similar to the Brioche stitch but has a slightly different look. It is also known as: Shaker’s Rib.
Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1
- Row 1: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.
- Row 2: P1, *k1b, p1* rep from * to end.
- Row 3: K1, *p1, k1b; rep from * to last two sts, p1, k1.
Repeat rows 2 & 3 until you have reached your desired length.