Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee

A delicate and ornate twist on the common knitted rib, by adding eyelets on either side, something much more interesting is created while still maintaining that elasticity that’s needed when using ribbed stitches.

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee

A very easy knit stitch to create, if you have mastered the lace basics of yarn overs and k2tog, then this lace ribbed stitch will be a breeze. This stitch knits up quickly and is fun to create!

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com

Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch

As always a credit would be appreciated if you use this stitch!

Abbreviations:

k= knit
p= purl
yo = yarn over
k2tog = knit 2 stitches together
ssk = slip, slip, knit slipped stitches tog. A decrease

Note: Please refer to “lace stitches” for a deeper explanation of the stitches mentioned above

Please repeat the pattern between the asterisk’s *

Cast on Multiples of 8 + 2

Row 1: * p2, k4, k2tog, yo, * p2

Row 2 and all alternative rows: k2, * p6, k2 *

Row 3: * p2, k3, k2tog, k1, yo, * p2

Row 5: * p2, yo, ssk, k4, * p2

Row 7: * p2, yo, k1, ssk, k3, * p2

Row 8: k2, * p6, k2 *

8 rows make up the lace rib stitch knitting pattern