Rick Rib Lace Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

The Rick Rib is a classic lace openwork stitch. It creates a mesh lattice with a beautiful diagonal criss-cross pattern. It’s light and delicate, extremely stretchy, and reversible. This is a great stitch pattern for lace shawls, scarves, and market bags.

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, sl 1, k1, psso; rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 2: p1, *yo, sl 1 wyif, p1, psso; rep from *, end p1.

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

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