The Ridged Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #59

Stitch Description

The Ridged Rib Stitch is a reversible broken rib style pattern that creates a waffle like texture. This stitch is useful when making blankets, bags, hats, scarves, and mittens. It can even be used for the cuffs of socks.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 2: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 3: P1, *k1, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: K1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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