The Rice Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #140

Stitch Description

The Rice Stitch is a basic texture pattern that is very easy to do. It is a great stitch for any type of project, especially washcloths, where the nubs provide a great scrubbing texture.

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
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Knit Through Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: (RS): P1, *K1 tbl, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Knit all sts

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Rice Stitch


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