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Knitted Basket Rib Stitch

Hello Crafties and Happy Knitting Wednesday!

Today's stitch is known as the basket rib stitch and is a nice alternative to 1 x 1 ribbing. The texture of the stitch is thick and spongy which makes it great for cold weather wear like sweaters, scarves, beanies, and blankets.

See the video tutorial below and the written instructions:

Written Pattern:


K - Knit Stitch

sl - Slip 1 Stitch

wyif - With Yarn In Front

wyib - With Yarn In Back


This pattern is worked up in a 4 row repeat.

Cast on an odd number of stitches. ( or in multiples of 2 + 1)

Row 1: Purl all sts.

Row 2 (RS) : Knit all sts.

Row 3: *K1, sl 1; rep from * to last st, k1.

Row 4: *K1, wyif, sl 1, wyib; rep from * to last st, k1.

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Happy Making!

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