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Spiral Rib Stitch

instructions for the spiral rib knitting stitch

The Spiral Rib Stitch comes in that group of rib stitches  known as openwork rib variations. They create a ribbed effect but without the elasticity of a traditional rib. You may work them in almost any yarn and they give an interesting textured surface for all over designs.

Cast on a multiple or 5 stitches + 2

Row 1: P2,* sl1 pw, ytb, K2tog, psso,[yrn]twice, P2, repeat from * to end.

Row 2: *K2, [P1, P1 tbl] into yarn loop, P1, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, K2.

Row 3: P2, * K3, P2, repeat from * to end.

Row 4: *K2, P3, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, K2.

These 4 rows form the pattern.

Knitting Pattern Abbreviations

The Knitting Wool Store Knitting Stitches  Spiral Rib Stitch

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