How To Knit The Lace Rib Stitch

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Today’s post is to show you how to knit a wonderful Lace Rib knit stitch.

If you are looking for a wonderful alternative to ribbing to use in a knitting design, the lace rib stitch fits the bill beautifully.

It is a stretchy stitch with a pretty eyelet lace feature which is really very simply to knit.

See how lovely it looks on these fingerless wrist warmer mitts, both as a cuff trim and right at the end of the fingers.

We love this awesome rib stitch!

By the way, this pair of hand warmers is one of the designs in this knitting pattern booklet.

The yarn used to make them is Paintbox Yarns Simply Chunky.

How To Knit The Lace Rib Stitch

To knit the lace rib stitch, you need to cast on multiples of 4 stitches, plus 1.

The 4 row stitch is then worked as follows:

  1. *p1, k3; rep from * to last stitch, p1
  2. K1, *p1, yo, p2tog, k1; rep from * to end
  3. As row 1
  4. K

And that’s it. A really simple, wonderful looking alternative to plain old simple ribbing.

Thanks so much for visiting us today, we hope you enjoyed learning the lace rib knitting stitch.

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