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Saturday, July 13, 2013

Saturday Stitch: Rib and Welt Stitch

Every Saturday I will share with you a new stitch.
Today's stitch is: Rib and Welt Stitch

 It's great for sweaters, shawls, afghans, pillows or baby blankets etc. You need a stitch number multiples of 8 stitches. Repeat the pattern between the * as many times as you like.

Instructions :

Row 1 (RS) K1, p1, k1, p5; rep from * to end. 
Row 2 and all WS rows K the knit sts and p the purl sts.
Row 3 K1, p1, *k5, p1, k1, p1; rep from *, end k5, p1.
Row 5 K1, *p5, k1, p1, k1; rep from *, end p5, k1, p1.
Row 7 *K5, p1, k1, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 9 P4, *k1, p1, k1, p5; rep from *, end [k1, p1] twice.
Row 11 K3, *p1, k1, p1, k5; rep from *, end p1, k1, p1, k2.
Row 13 P2, *K1, p1, k1, p5; rep from *, end k1, p1, k1, p3.
Row 15 K1, *p1, k1, p1, k5; rep from *, end p1, k1, p1, k4
Row 16 Rep row 2.
Rep rows 1-16 

Difficulty level: EASY