Seeded Rib Check Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Seeded Rib Check Stitch is a reversible stitch that uses alternating knits and purls to create a ribbed checker pattern. It’s great for washcloths, blankets, and would also be good for menswear patterns.

[VIDEO] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level


Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

    • Row 1 (RS): K3, *p1, k3; rep from * to end.
    • Row 2: K1, *p1, k3; rep from * to last two sts, p1, k1.
    • Row 3: Repeat row 1.
    • Row 4: Repeat row 2.
    • Row 5: Repeat row 1.
    • Row 6: Repeat row 2.
    • Row 7: Repeat row 2.
    • Row 8: Repeat row 1.
    • Row 9: Repeat row 2.
    • Row 10: Repeat row 1.
    • Row 11: Repeat row 2.
    • Row 12: Repeat row 1.

Repeat rows 1 – 12 until you have reached your desired length.

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2 thoughts on “Seeded Rib Check Stitch

  1. rhdb22 says:

    Love the look of this stitch! One question though… the caption under the video says row 1 starts with K1 and the written pattern starts with K3. Does it matter as long as you do the same number of repeats?

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