The Oblique Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #37

Stitch Description

The Oblique Rib Stitch is a simple rib pattern that creates a diagonal broken rib and is great for large pieces of fabric like afghans and pillows, or scarves.

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Abbreviations

k
Knit
p
Purl

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4

  • Row 1 (RS): *K2, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K1, *p2, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p2, k1.
  • Row 3: *P2, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: P1, *k2, p2* to the last stitch, p1.

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

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