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How to Knit the Pique Rib Stitch

Updated August 28, 2018
How to Knit the Pique Rib Stitch
How to Knit the Pique Rib Stitch

Ready to learn another fantastic knitting stitch that is super easy? This tutorial for how to knit the pique rib stitch breaks down just how easily you can add some beautiful texture into your next knitting pattern. Whether you are knitting a blanket or a scarf, this is a super versatile knitting stitch that you can use for tons of projects.

There are some great tips in here just in case you would love to incorporate the pique rib stitch into a project where you are knitting in the round! This stitch is great for everything from scarves to blankets and ribbing on sweaters. Give this stitch a try, and you just might have a new favorite knitting stitch.

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How to Knit the Pique Rib Stitch

Pique Rib Stitch Knitting Tutorial

  1. Cast on a square multiple of 10 stitches. 

  2. Row 1: *P3, k1, p3, k3 , repeat from * to end of row

  3. Row 2: *P3, k3, p1, k3, repeat from * to end of row.

  4. Row 3: Repeat row 1

  5. Row 4: Knit across

  6. Repeat rows 1-4 until you've reached the desired size for your project.

Note: Pique Rib in the Round
To work this stitch in the round, work the p3, l1, p3, k3 three times, and then do one round of purling for your fourth row, since you are not turning your work.

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Such a cute stitch! I did this stitch accidentally before I knew what it was called. I made a cowl with it!

purl not purl but lovely st and instruct thanx

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