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Twisted Rib Stitch

About This Stitch Pattern

This is a variation on the 1×1 rib stitch that creates a neat, gorgeous rib pattern. All stitches – both knits and purls – are worked through the back of the loop (=twisted), which results in an elegant, crisp rib.

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Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2 + 1

Row 1:
K1tbl, *p1tbl, k1tbl; rep from * to end
Row 2:
P1tbl, *k1tbl, p1tbl; rep from * to end

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

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