Hoops's Rib Stitch

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Hoops's Rib Stitch - Stitch Sample

Simple stitch pattern with eyelet ribs resembling Hoops's face. Suitable for scarves, throws etc.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 9 + 1 + 2 edge stitches. Repeat the pattern between the arrows as many times as you like.

Work right side rows (1, 3, etc.) from right to left, as shown in the chart. Work all stitches on the wrong side as they appear.

Hoops's Rib Stitch - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

- 1 yarn over, purl 1 in the next wrong side row

- slip 1 knitwise, knit 1, pass slipped stitch over

- knit 2 together

- 2 yarn overs; on the wrong side purl the 1st yo and purl the 2nd yo through the back loop

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, * p2, k1, k2tog, 2yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, k1, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 2: edge st, k1, * k1, p3, p1bl, p2, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 3: edge st, * p2, k2tog, yo, k2, yo, sl1kw, k1, psso, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 4: edge st, k1, * k1, p6, k2; repeat from * to last st, edge st
Row 5: edge st, * p2, k6, p1; repeat from * to last 2 sts, p1, edge st
Row 6: same as row 4

Repeat rows 1 through 6.