Little Hour Glass Ribbing Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the little hour glass ribbing stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful textured pattern. The little hour glass ribbing stitch would be great for scarves, cowls, and blankets!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


Mountain Meadow Wool

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A Pair of Knitting Needles


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Knit Stitch – K
Knit 2 Together Through Back Loop-k2tog tbl
Pass Slip Stitch Over-psso
Yarn Around Needle-yrn

Skill: Easy
Cast On: Multiples of 4 sts + 1.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Sts should not be counted after 3rd row.

  2. Row 1

    (Wrong Side): k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.

  3. Row 2

    p2, *k2tog tbl, then knit same 2 sts tog through front loops, p2; rep from * to end.

  4. Row 3

    k2, *p1, yrn, p1, k2; rep from * to end.

  5. Row 4

    p2, *yb, sl 1, k1, psso, k1, p2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Little Hour Glass Ribbing Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the Little Hour Glass Ribbing Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the Little Hour Glass Ribbing Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the Little Hour Glass Ribbing Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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