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Rib Checks Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Rib Checks Stitch Pattern is a simple pattern that gets its name from the way it looks. It’s like a chequered pattern with ribs stitch and reverse stockinette. It is an interesting pattern – there are all-over checks. The knitted ribs are knit and purl through the back loop, while the reverse stockinette is simple knit and purl.

The Rib Checks Stitch Pattern is a mix of rib stitches and reverse stockinette stitches, it creates a stretchy fabric. This pattern is ideal for knitting projects like pullovers, sweaters, and even hats. It’s also great for making washcloths and blankets.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 10) + 5 stitches

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

COCast on
k1tblKnit through back loop
p1tblPurl through back loop
RSRight side
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side

Pattern Instructions

CO (Multiple of 10 stitches) + 5 stitches. For example, you can cast on (10 x 2) + 5 = 25 stitches to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1:(RS) – p5, * [k1tbl, p1] twice, k1tbl, p5; rep from * to end.
Row 2:k5, * [p1tbl, k1] twice, p1tbl, k5; rep from * to end.
Row 3:Rep Row 1.
Row 4:Rep Row 2.
Row 5:Rep Row 1.
Row 6:[p1tbl, k1] twice, p1tbl, * k5, [p1tbl, k1] twice, p1tbl; rep from * to end.
Row 7:[k1tbl, p1] twice, k1tbl, * p5, [k1tbl, p1] twice, k1tbl; rep from * to end.
Row 8:Rep Row 6.
Row 9:Rep Row 7.
Row 10:Rep Row 6.

Repeat this free knit pattern (10 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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