Free Ribbed Lace Knitting Stitch by Knitting Bee www.knitting-bee.com
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.
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!
As always a credit would be appreciated if you use this stitch!
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