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Ribbing

Cable : 11

Here's a gorgeous cable stitch that is fully reversible. It looks great on both sides. This makes it perfect choice for all kinds of chunky cowls, snoods and scarves.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Superwash 100% superwash merino wool yarn, color Beige

Needles:
4.5mm (US7) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 11 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 11 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 12 + 12 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): [k2, p2, k2], repeat brackets to end
Row 2 and every wrong side row: k the knit sts and p the purl sts
Row 3 (right side): k2, p2, k2, [12 stitches left cable], repeat brackets to last 6 sts, k2, p2, k2
Row 5 (right side): [k2, p2, k2], repeat brackets to end
Row 7 (right side): [12 stitches right cable], repeat brackets to end

Repeat rows 1-8 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Cable :: 4

Here's a stitch pattern that will make any edge appealing. Whether it's a cuff on mittens or a bottom of a sweater you'll get complimented on your knitted creation. It can also be used as an all-over pattern for a hat or a scarf.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0217 Lavender Pink.

Needles:
US size 6 (4 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 4
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 4
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 6 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *purl 2 sts, knit 3 sts, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: work sts as they present themselves, sts that are slipped in right side rows should be slipped purlwise (yarn in front of the work) in wrong side rows.
Row 3 (right side): *purl 2 sts,slip 1 st knitwise (yarn behind the work), knit 2 sts, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 5 (right side): *purl 2 sts, slip 1 st to a cable needle and hold it to the front of the work, knit 2 sts, return the slipped st to the left needle and knit it, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Repeat rows 3-6 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern

Cable :: 6

With this pattern you can easily decorate your ribbing with tiny cables. Use it as an accent or as an all-over pattern for a hat, scarf or sweater.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 1655 Tangelo.

Needles:
US size 6 (4.0 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 6
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Cable 6
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 8 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *knit 1 st, purl 2 sts, knit 2 sts, purl 2 sts, knit 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: work sts as they present themselves.
Row 3 (right side): *knit 1 st, purl 2 sts, slip 1 st to a cable needle and hold it to the back of the work, knit 1 st, return the slipped stitch to the left needle and knit it, purl 2 sts, knit 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Repeat rows 1-4 as necessary for completing your project.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Knit & Purl : : 11

Here's a beautiful pattern that is very easy to make. It looks good on both sides and looks great on scarves, cowls, hats, sweaters or blankets (that is, on anything :-))

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Chunky 100% wool yarn, color Taupe

Needles:
12mm (US17) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Knit and Purl 11
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Knit and Purl 11
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 3 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side) : [k2, p1], repeat brackets to end
Row 2 (wrong side) : [k1, p2], repeat brackets to end
Row 3 (right side) : [k2, p1], repeat brackets to end
Row 4 (wrong side) : knit all sts

Repeat rows 1-4 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side rows from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side).

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Knit & Purl :: 3

Easy, yet nice looking, this pattern will look good on a baggy sweater, cardigan, hat, mittens, well, on almost anything :-)

Yarn shown in this swatch: Knitca Lovely 100% bamboo, color 7406 Mustard.
Needles: US size 6 (4 mm).

Work on multiples of 2 plus 1 stitch. Don’t forget to make first and last stitch as selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 and every right side row: 1 selvage stitch, *knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch*, repeat from * to * across, knit 1 stitch, 1 selvage stitch.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: 1 selvage stitch, knit all stitches, 1 selvage stitch.
Repeat rows 1 to 2 till necessary for completing your project.

This pattern is very easy to knit and you’ll finish your project in no time.

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern - Knit & Purl 3
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern - Knit & Purl 3
Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Lace :: 15

Here's another lacy pattern with amazing texture. It looks pretty on both sides and will make a nice scarf, wrap, hat or sweater.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0366 Apple Green

Needles:
US size 6 (4 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 15 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 15 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on multiple of 3 + 1 stitches. Add 2 more selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *p1, k2tog, yo*, repeat from * to * to last stitch, p1.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: k1, *p2, k1*, repeat from * to * to end.
Row 3 (right side): *p1, yo, SSK*, repeat from * to * to last stitch, p1.

Repeat rows 1-4 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Lace :: 16

This stitch pattern looks a lot like tiny bells stacked on top of each other and separated by eyelets. Rich texture of this stitch will look awesome on a shawl, sweater or cardigan.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Merino 100% merino yarn, color 2716 Periwinkle

Needles:
US size 8 (5 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 16 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 16 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on multiple of 4 + 1 stitches. Add 2 more selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *p1, yo, double vertical decrease, yo*, repeat from * to * to last stitch, p1.
Row 2 and every wrong side row: k1, *p3, k1*, repeat from * to * to end.
Row 3 (right side): *p1, k3*, repeat from * to * to last stitch, p1.

Repeat rows 1-4 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Lace :: 2

Airy stripes – this lacy pattern will make a nice summer top or a light sweater / jacket for late spring and early fall. It will also look great on a sweater for a little girl. The best thing is – it’s very easy to knit. You’ll finish your project in no time.

Yarn shown in this swatch: Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino wool, color 7451 Denim Blue.
Needles: US size 6 (4 mm).

Cast on multiple of 6 + 3 stitches. Add 2 more selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *knit 3 stitches, 1 yarn over, knit 3 stitches together, 1 yarn over*, repeat from * to * as necessary, knit last 3 stitches.
Row 2 (wrong side): purl all stitches.

Repeat rows 1-2 till necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is shown between lines A and A.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier for you the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 2
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Lace 2
Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing : 6

This stitch has a beautiful texture and is super easy to knit. The trick is to use needles of different size. Use it for scarves, cowls, sweaters or blankets. Any project will look stylish with a stitch like this.

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 6 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 6 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

With 10mm (US15) cast on an even number of stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side) 4mm (US6) needle: [ktbl, p1], repeat brackets to end
Row 2 (wrong side) 10mm (US15) needle: [ktbl, p1], repeat brackets to end

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing :: 1

Looking for an easy but distinctive reversible stitch pattern for a hat, scarf or a warm jacket? Try this amazing broken ribbing pattern. It looks the same on both sides of knitted fabric and creates an amazing texture for additional warmth of your knit.

Cast on an even number of stitches. Work stitches in right side rows according to the chart below. Don’t forget to knit first and last stitch as selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge. In every wrong side row work stitches as they appear. Repeat rows 1 to 8 till necessary for completing your project.

This pattern is very easy to knit and you’ll finish your project in no time.

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern - Ribbing 1
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern - Ribbing 1
Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing :: 2

This nice eye-catching ribbing stitch pattern will add an accent to any knitted garment. It will also serve as an attractive all over pattern for a hat, mittens or socks.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0366 Apple Green.

Needles:
US size 4 (3.5 mm) .

Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *work 2 twisted stitches (knit 2nd stitch through the back loop, don't slip it off the left needle, knit 1st stitch, slip 1st and 2nd stitches off the left needle), purl 2 stitches*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Row 2 (wrong side): *knit 2 sts, purl 2 sts*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 2
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 2
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 4 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *work 2 twisted stitches (knit 2nd stitch through the back loop, don't slip it off the left needle, knit 1st stitch, slip 1st and 2nd stitches off the left needle), purl 2 stitches*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Row 2 (wrong side): *knit 2 sts, purl 2 sts*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing :: 3

This stitch pattern, also called French Ribbing in some sources, has an amazing texture. It is perfect for a warm hat, scarf, socks, sweater, well, almost anything :-)

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0128 Maize.

Needles:
US size 4 (3.5 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 3
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 3
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 3 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *knit 2 sts, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 2 (wrong side): *knit 1 st, yarn over, knit 2 sts, then pass yarn over over 2 stitches you've just knit*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing :: 4

You probably recognized 1x1 rib in this stitch pattern. Worked in 2 colors it looks pretty and eye-catching while remaining one of the easiest stitch patterns. In this 2-colored version it is especially good for knitting in the round.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 7451 Denim Blue and
Knitca Delight 100% superwash merino yarn, color 0649 Platinum

Needles:
Circular needles US size 6 (4 mm) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 4 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 4 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 2 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side) Color A: *knit 1 st, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.
Row 2 (wrong side) Color B: *knit 1 st, purl 1 st*, repeat from * to * as necessary.

If you are knitting a flat piece you will need to slide all stitches to the other side of your circular needles in every other row starting with row 3.

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Ribbing :: 5

Easy to knit, reversible, textured - this stitch pattern is perfect for quick winter knits.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Merino 100% merino yarn, color 0710 Dark Coral.

Needles:
5 mm (US size 8) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 5 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Ribbing 5 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on an even number of stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): *yo&slip, k1*, repeat from * to * to end.
Row 2 (wrong side): *p1, k2tog*, repeat from * to * to end.

Repeat rows 1-2 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in circle and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: 
Chart for stitch pattern
Stitch Pattern: 

Slip-Stitch :: 14

Simple slip stitches in this pattern create a very interesting effect - knit texture looks a lot like burlap weave. This stitch pattern will add a nice rustic effect to any knit project. It will look especially good on a scarf or blanket.

Yarn shown in this swatch:
Knitca Merino 100% merino wool yarn, color Silver Cloud

Needles:
4mm (US6) .

Right side of the pattern: 
Right side of knitting stitch pattern – Slip Stitch 14 : www.knitca.com
Wrong side of the pattern: 
Wrong side of knitting stitch pattern – Slip Stitch 14 : www.knitca.com
Instructions: 

Cast on a multiple of 6 + 5 stitches. Add 2 selvage stitches if you want to make a nice-looking edge.

Row 1 (right side): [p2, k1], repeat brackets to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 2 (wrong side): [k2, p1], repeat brackets to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 3 (right side): p1, [sl 3 wyif, p1, k1, p1], repeat brackets to last 4 sts, sl 3 wyif, p1.
Row 4 (wrong side): k1, sl 3 wyib, [k1, p1, k1, sl 3 wyib], repeat brackets to last st, k1.
Row 5 (right side): [p2, k1], repeat brackets to last 2 sts, p2.
Row 6 (wrong side): [k2, p1], repeat brackets to last 2 sts, k2.
Row 7 (right side): p1, [p1, k1, p1, sl 3 wyif], repeat brackets to last 4 sts, p1, k1, p2.
Row 8 (wrong side): k2, p1, k1, [sl 3 wyib, k1, p1, k1], repeat brackets to last st, k1.

Repeat rows 1-8 as necessary for completing your project.

All abbreviations are explained in the Key to Chart.

You can also work according to the chart below. Pattern repeat is marked by red frame.

Note: the chart depicts stitches in right side rows from right to left (that is, your first stitch in right side row will be the first stitch on the right of the chart) and stitches in wrong side row from left to right (that is, your first stitch in wrong side row will be the first stitch on the left of the chart). To make this concept easier the number of each row is shown at the beginning of row (number 1 is on the right side of the chart and number 2 is on the left side). Ignore this note if you knit in the round and start all your rows from the right of the chart.

Chart: