Ribbed Garter Stitch

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the ribbed garter stitch. This simple pattern uses yarn overs in a unique way to create a ribbed texture. It’s great for afghans, manly scarves, and even hats.

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
k2tog tbl
Knit 2 Together Through The Back Loop
sl st
Slip Stitch
Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 1

    • Preparation row: (RS) Knit
    • Row 1: *k3, yo, sl1 pwise; rep from * to last st, k1
    • Row 2: K1, *(k next st and yo) together tbl, k3; rep from * to end.

Repeat Rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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