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Knit with Aabhar – Broken Diagonal Rib Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description

Broken Diagonal Rib Stitch Pattern looks like repeating knit stitches slanting to the right. It is a type of ribbing pattern that you can make using the basic knitting stitches – knits and purls.

Unlike the classic rib stitches, this pattern is not very elastic. Also, it is not a reversible pattern, but it adds a bit of a texture to the knitted fabric.

Broken Diagonal Rib Stitch Pattern is an easy pattern to knit in projects like scarves or even pillow covers.

Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
Multiple of 6

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms. You can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO Multiple of 6.

Row 1:(RS) – * k4, p2; rep from * to end.
Row 2:* k2, p4; rep from * end.
Row 3:rep Row 1.
Row 4:rep Row 2.
Row 5:k2, * p2, k4; rep from * to last 4 sts, p2, k2.
Row 6:p2, * k2, p4; rep from * to last 4 sts, k2, p2.
Row 7:rep Row 5.
Row 8:rep Row 6.
Row 9:* p2, k4; rep from * to end.
Row 10:* p4, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 11:rep Row 9.
Row 12:rep Row 10.

Repeat this free knit pattern (12 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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