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Knit with Aabhar – Faggoting Rib Stitch Pattern

Pattern Description


Faggoting Rib Stitch Pattern features a unique type of lace stitch, ‘faggoting’. If you were to make an all-over faggoting pattern, you will get an almost open mesh-like textured fabric. To create this pattern, you essentially combine alternating columns of faggoting lace and rib stitches.

The pattern is just two rows so it’s quite a simple one to follow even though the name is politically a minefield! So, although the name makes us uncomfortable, the stitch is something that every new knitter should try.

The Faggoting Rib Stitch Pattern is perfect for making a beret, baby blankets, or even as a vertical panel insertion between other cable stitches to set off the other patterns. If you use it as an all-over pattern, you will get a fabric that is elastic and stretchy which makes it ideal for making clothing like stockings, dress sleeves, and similar things.

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Pattern Details


Skill Level
Easy

Row Count
2

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 4) + 2

Faggoting Rib Stitch Chart

Abbreviations


Instructions for this free knitting pattern are written in US terms. You can also check out other standard knit abbreviations

COCast on
kKnit
p2togPurl 2 stitches together
pPurl
repRepeat
RSRight side
pssoPass slipped stitch over
slSlip
st (s)Stitch (es)
yoYarn over
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions


CO (Multiple of 4 sts) + 2 sts. For example, you can cast on (4 x 5) + 2 = 22 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1:(RS) – k3, * yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, sl 1, k1, psso, k1.
Row 2:p3, * yo, p2tog, p2; rep from * to last 3 sts, yo, p2tog, p1.

Repeat this free knit pattern (2 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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2 Comments

  • Taylor

    Thank you – very neat pattern. I am thinking of making a short-sleeve top with alternating panels of St st and an all-over faggot lace. For the bodice & sleeve hems I was looking for a lacy version of ribbing and I think this will work perfectly!

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