Tunisian Rib Stitch

Tunisian Rib Stitch is a Westernization of true Tunisian knitting, which is a special technique, sometimes awkward for Western hands and habits. (See Tunisian Knitting, below). The rib version, however, can be done quite easily by our customary methods. The extra stitch inserted into the pattern holds down the base of the yo stitches and makes them easy to catch on the return row. Tunisian Rib Stitch is dense in the vertical dimension, and hence good for jackcts, coats, ski sweaters, and other articles requiring a fabric with warmth and body.

Odd number of sts.

Row 1 (Wrong side)—Kl, * yo, si 1 wyib, kl; rep from *. Row 2—Kl, * k the yo and sl-st of previous row tog through back loops; kl; rep from *.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2.

Tunisian Crochet Rib Knit Stitch
above: Tunisian Rib Stitch bei.ow: Tunisian Knitting

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