Each week we are going to bring to you a brand new tip or trick to help with your knitting and crocheting! This week we have a fabulous knitting stitch to share with you; the Fisherman's Rib Stitch.
The Fisherman's Rib Stitch will create beautifully textured garments, whilst adding a classic and complex look to your project with a stitch even beginners will be able to tackle! This knitting stitch is commonly found in scarfs, hats and jumpers.
Fisherman’s Rib Stitch - How to knit
This stitch is worked over a multiple of 2 stitches. Repeat the 2nd row to form the pattern.
1st row (RS): K.
2nd row: *K1, P1 below, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
Purl 1 below (P1 below), second and subsequent rows: Insert the point of the right-hand needle purlwise through the centre of the stitch below the next stitch on left-hand needle. Wind yarn round needle, draw loop through stitch and allow the stitch above to drop off left-hand needle.
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Now that you are a Fishermans Rib stitch expert why not try one of the below patterns that include the Fishermans Rib Stitch?!
|Fisherman's Rib Sweater and Cardigan in Stylecraft Life Heritage||Cardigans in Fisherman Rib Knitted in King Cole Comfort DK||Mens Fisherman's Rib Shawl Collared Jacket and Sweater in Stylecraft Life Heritage|
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