The Shadow Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #50

Stitch Description

The Shadow Rib Stitch pattern creates a mock rib pattern that does not pull in like normal ribbing. This quality makes it great for creating texture on sweaters, scarves, and afghans.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k tbl
Knit Through the Back Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 2

  • Row 1 (WS): Knit all sts.
  • Row 2: P2, *k1 tbl, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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