The Rank and File Stitch is a slip stitch pattern which creates a ribbed fabric with an interesting texture. It’s great for men’s scarves, sweater accents, and blankets.
Cast On: Multiples of 2
- Row 1: Knit all stitches
- Row 2: K1, *wyif, sl 2, wyib, sl 2 back to main needle, k those 2 sts; rep from * to last st, k1
- Row 3: K1, *p1, wyib, sl 1, wyif; rep from * to last st, k1
- Row 4: K1, *wyif, sl 1, wyib, k1; rep from * to last st, k1
Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.