Singular Lacy Rib Stitch

The Singular Lacy Rib stitch is a type of rib stitch that is accompanied by a column of “wrapped” stitches which resembles the bamboo stitch. These two stitches are separated by yarn overs which produce the lace portion of the pattern. The Singular Lacy Rib is simple and easy to knit and has an excellent drape. This stitch pattern is perfect for large projects such as scarves, blankets and throws.

singular lacy rib stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 4 sts + 1

Row 1 (RS): k1, *yo, k2tog, p1, k1; rep from * to end of row.
Row 2: p1, *yo, p2tog, k1, p1; rep from * to end of row.

Repeat Rows 1-2.

 

 

Broken Rib Slip Stitch

The Broken Rib Slip Stitch is a rib stitch with slip stitches running horizontally across the columns. Because of the slip stitches, the Broken Rib Slip Stitch is rated as intermediate. This stitch very stretchy, which makes it perfect for sweaters and edgings.

Like the Broken Rib Slip Stitch? Check out our free pattern, A Striped Affair Infinity Scarf.

 

Broken Rib Slip Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate

Knitting Flat
Multiple of 6 sts + 5

Row 1 (RS): *p2, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 2: *k2, p1; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 3: p1, *sl3 wyif, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to last 4 sts, sl3 wyif, p1.
Row 4: k1, sl3 wyib, *k1, p1, k1, sl3 wyib; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 5: repeat Row 1.
Row 6: repeat Row 2.
Row 7: p1, *p1, k1, p1, sl3 wyif; rep from * to last 4 sts, p1, k1, p2.
Row 8: k2, p1, k1, *sl3 wyib, k1, p1, k1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Repeat Rows 1-8.

Knitting In The Round
Multiple of 6 sts

Rd 1:* p1, k1, p2, k1, p1; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 2: repeat Rd 1.
Rd 3: *sl3 wyif, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 4: repeat Rd 3.
Rd 5: repeat Rd 1.
Rd 6: repeat Rd 1.
Rd 7: *p1, k1, p1, sl3 wyif; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 8: repeat Rd 7.

Repeat Rds 1-8.

 

 

Rickrack Rib Stitch

The Rickrack Rib stitch is a knit stitch that produces a zigzag effect which makes it stand out from most other knit stitches. This stitch is classified as a rib stitch and is very stretchy like other stitches in this family. Because of its elasticity, the Rickrack Rib stitch is suitable for many knit projects!

Do you like the Rickrack Rib stitch? Check out the Rickrack Rib Slouchy Hat pattern!

Rickrack Rib Stitch

Pattern

Skill: intermediate

Knitting Flat
Multiple of 2 sts

Row 1: p1, *k tbl of second stitch on the left-hand needle (leave stitch on needle), then k the first stitch, slide both stitches off needle; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 2: k1, *purl into the second stitch on the left needle (leaving that stitch on the needle), purl the first stitch, slide both stitches off needle; rep from * to last st, k1.

Repeat these two rows.

 

Knitting In The Round
Multiple of 3 sts

Rnd 1: *p1, k tbl of second stitch on the left-hand needle (leave stitch on needle), then k tthe first stitch, slide both stitches off needle; rep from * to end of round.
Rnd 2: *p1, knit into the front of second stitch on left-hand needle (leave stitch on needle), then knit first stitch, slide both stitches off needle; rep from * to end of round.

Repeat these two rounds.

 

 

Ridge Rib Stitch

The Ridge Rib stitch is a simple stitch pattern that is perfect for beginning knitters. By looking at this stitch, it is clear that it is a rib stitch but with the garter stitch added thus creating the “ridge” affect. The easy-knit Ridge Rib stitch is perfect for large projects such as scarves, sweaters, cardigans and blankets.

Do you like the Ridge Rib stitch? Check out the Ridge Rib Men’s Scarf pattern.

Ridge Rib Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy

Knitting Flat
Multiple of 2 sts+1

Row 1 (RS): knit.
Row 2: knit.
Row 3: p1, *k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 4: k1, *p1, k1; rep from * to end.

Repeat Rows 1-4.

Knitting In-The-Round
Multiple of 2 sts

Rd 1: knit.
Rd 2: purl.
Rd 3: *k1, p1; rep from * to end of round.
Rd 4: *k1, p1; rep from * to end of round.

Repeat Rds 1-4.

 

 

How To Knit The Lateral Braid

Also known as the Vikkel Braid or Estonian Braid, the Lateral Braid is a special knit stitch that is not like most other knit stitches. This stitch creates a braid that runs laterally or horizontally across the work. Because of the complexity of the techniques, this stitch is rated Experienced. The written directions below may be a little confusing for those who’ve never knitted something similar so please check out the video that will show you how to knit the lateral braid.

Do you like the Lateral Braid? Check out these FREE patterns: Buster’s Knitted Bow Tie and the Rustic Ribbed Mesh Scarf.

Lateral Braid

This stitch was knitted with the stockinette stitch as the background.

Pattern

Skill: experienced
Any number of stitches

Cast on one stitch. *ktbl of second st on left-hand needle, do not slide sts off needle, knit first st. Now slide both stitches off needle.Then, slip the last worked stitch from the right needle back to the left needle. Repeat from * to last st.

When you get to the last stitch, knit it, then pass the second stitch on the right needle over.

For more info, please view the video below.

Fisherman’s Rib Stitch

There are many versions of the Fisherman’s Rib stitch and they all have very minor differences. Both sides yield the same result. This rib stitch is extremely stretchy and very thick which makes it perfect for sweaters. If you are looking for a pattern that will allow your project to provide a ton of warmth then the Fisherman’s Rib is the stitch for you.

Fisherman's Rib Stitch

Pattern

Skill: easy
Multiple of 2 sts + 1

Foundation Row: *K1, P1 *, repeat from * to last st, K1.

Row 1 (RS): *P1, K1B, repeat from * to last st, P1
Row 2: * K1B, P1 *, repeat from * to last st, K1B

Repeat Row 1-2.