The Simple Lace Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #167

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the simple lace rib stitch. This pattern is a basic lace stitch that is great for beginners. It’s good for baby blankets, scarves, shawls, and bags or an edging on a garment!

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
ktbl
Knit Through the Back Loop
ptbl
Purl Through the Back Loop
yo
Yarn Over
psso
Pass Slipped Stitch Over
sl st
Slip Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 1

  • Row 1 (RS): [k tbl] twice, *k3, [k tbl] 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, k3, [k tbl] twice
  • Row 2: [p tbl] twice, *p3, [p tbl] 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, [p tbl]
  • Row 3: [k tbl] twice, *yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, [k tbl] 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, yo, sl 1, k2tog, psso, yo, [k tbl] twice.
  • Row 4: [p tbl] twice, *p3, [p tbl] 3 times; rep from * to last 5 sts, p3, [p tbl]
  • Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Simple Lace Rib Stitch Right SideExample of the Simple Lace Rib Stitch Wrong Side

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