The Supple Rib Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #17

Stitch Description

The Supple Rib Stitch is a variation of a 1×1 rib stitch that uses a double knitted stitch that is purled together with another stitch to create a nicely textured fabric. It is a fairly easy stitch that is a great option if you are looking for something different from your basic rib pattern.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
p2tog
Purl Two Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 3 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 1

  • Row 1: K1,*k1 leaving stitch on main needle, then purl the same stitch with the next stitch together, k1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: Purl all stitch.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Supple Rib Stitch

Example of the Supple Rib Stitch


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