Chevron Ribs

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Chevron Ribs - Stitch Sample

This is a 3 x 5 rib stitch with a twist, added by reverse garter stitch chevrons in the stockinette ribs.

Difficulty level: Easy

Instructions

You need a stitch number multiple of 16+ 9 + 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 stitches on the wrong side as they appear, unless instructed otherwise (see the symbol key for details).

Chevron Ribs - Knitting Chart

Symbol Key

- edge stitch

- knit 1

- purl 1

- reverse garter stitch (purl 1 on the right and on the wrong side)

Traditional Instructions

Row 1: edge st, p2; * p1, k3, p4, k5, p3; repeat from * to last 8 sts, p1, k3, p3, edge st
Row 2: edge st, k2, p5, * k3, p5, k3, p5; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2, edge st
Row 3: edge st, p2; * (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p3, k5, p3; repeat from * to last 8 sts, (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p2, edge st
Row 4: same as row 2
Row 5: edge st, p2; * k2, p1, k2, p3, k5, p3; repeat from * to last 8 sts, k2, p1, k2, p2, edge st
Row 6: same as row 2
Row 7: edge st, p2; * k5, p3, k2, p1, k2, p3; repeat from * to last 8 sts, k5, p2, edge st
Row 8: same as row 2
Row 9: edge st, p2; * k5, p3, (k1, p1) x 2, k1, p3; repeat from * to last 8 sts, k5, p2, edge st
Row 10: same as row 2
Row 11: edge st, p2; * k5, p4, k3, p4; repeat from * to last 8 sts, k5, p2, edge st
Row 12: same as row 2

Repeat rows 1 through 12.