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Blanket Rib Stitch

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About This Stitch Pattern

The Blanket Rib Stitch is an interesting rib pattern that uses increases and decreases together to create a textured fabric that is great for washcloths and afghans. It can also be used in sweaters, hats, and scarves as a substitute for other rib stitches. It does not have as much horizontal stretch as traditional ribbing.

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Techniques Used in this Stitch

Stitch Pattern Details

Skill Level

Intermediate

Row Repeat

2

Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 2 + 1

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

  • Row 1: Knit into the front and back (KFB) of each stitch.
  • Row 2: K2tog, *p2tog, k2tog; rep from * to end.

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

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