Ribbed Extended Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ribbed extended stitch. This stitch is very similar to a four by four rib but uses drop stitches to create puffed out ribs. The ribbed extended stitch would be great to use any ribbed project, cowls, sweaters or hats!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8 + 4

    • Row 1: (right side) *P4, k4 (winding yarn round needle three times for each stitch); rep from * to last 4 sts, p4.
    • Row 2: K4, *Yf, slip 4 sts purlwise dropping extra loops off needle, yb, k4; rep from * to end.
    • Row 3: *P4, yb, slip 4 sts knitwise, yf; rep from * to last 4 sts, p4
    • Row 4: K4, *Yf, slip 4 sts purlwise dropping extra loops off needle, yb, k4; rep from * to end.

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

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