Beautiful and easy rib stitch created with simple 2-stitch back and front cables. Makes a rather non-stretchy fabric.
Difficulty level: Easy
You need a stitch number multiple of 4 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.
Right side rows (1, 3, etc.) are worked from right to left, as shown in the chart. Purl all wrong side rows.
- edge stitch
- 2-stitch back cable - C2B (slip 1 onto a cable needle and hold in back of work, knit 1, knit 1 from the cable needle)
- 2-stitch front cable - C2F (slip 1 onto a cable needle and hold in front of work, knit 1, knit 1 from the cable needle)
Row 1: edge st, * c2b, c2f, repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 2: edge st, purl across to last st, edge st
Repeat rows 1 through 2.