Broken mock rib

Sunday Stitches: Broken mock rib

Welcome to our weekly series, Sunday Stitches! We'll show you how to work a different pattern each time. So grab a cuppa and get ready to learn some new stitches.

3rd July 2016

This week, learn how to knit the Broken Mock Rib stitch.

 

Note: Slip sts purlwise with yarn at WS of work.

Cast on a multiple of 6 sts plus 3. (Try 45 sts.)

Foundation row K1, P1, *K2, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 1 (RS) K1, sl1, *K2, sl1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 2 K1, P1, *K2, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rows 3&4 As rows 1&2.

Row 5 K1, sl1, *K5, sl1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Row 6 K1, P1, *K5, P1; rep from * to last st, K1.

Rows 7&8 As rows 5&6.

Rows 9–12 Rep rows 1–2 twice.

Row 13 K4, sl1, *K5, sl1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.

Row 14 K4, P1, *K5, P1; rep from * to last 4 sts, K4.

Rows 15&16 As rows 13&14.

Rep rows 1–16 to form the pattern.

Broken mock rib stitch

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This stitch is great for creating some unusually textured blankets, scarves and jumpers. Let us know what you make with it on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. Or you can even email us at simplyknitting@immediate.co.uk

Have a lovely, knitting-filled Sunday!

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