Puffed Rib Stitch

Puffed Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern Tutorial by Knitiversity

About this Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the puffed rib stitch. This stitch creates an interesting knitting pattern with a lot of texture and stretch. The puffed rib stitch would be great for hat, scarves, and baby booties!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Purl 3 Together
Yarn Over Needle
Yarn Forward and Over Needle

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 3 + 2

  • Note Stitches should only be counted after the 4th row.
  • Row 1: (Right side) P2, *yon, k1, yfrn, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2, *p3, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P2, *k3, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K2, *p3tog, k2; rep from * to end.

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

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos

Stitch Pattern Characteristics


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1 thoughts on “Puffed Rib Stitch

  1. Iris says:

    Love the Puffed Rib Stitch. I’m about ready to start a project and this stitch will be a great new rib.

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