What is rib stitch in knitting?
Rib stitch is a textured vertical stripe stitch pattern and is created by alternating knit and purl stitches in the same row, then knitting the same stitch in the next row. This forms columns of knit and purl stitches, and is often used for cuffs or brims.
What is broken ribbing?
A broken rib is a common injury that occurs when one of the bones in your rib cage breaks or cracks. The most common cause is chest trauma, such as from a fall, motor vehicle accident or impact during contact sports. Many broken ribs are merely cracked.
Is broken rib stitch reversible?
The Broken Rib stitch is a very simple yet rather beautiful Rib Stitch. Unlike the majority of Rib Stitches, the Broken Rib is not reversible – at least not in the sense that you will see the same pattern on both sides of the fabric.
What is broken stockinette stitch?
The Broken Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern creates ribbing columns of the smooth Stockinette Stitch separated by rows of the bumpy Garter Stitch texture. Get your free written pattern instructions with video tutorials below. You may also purchase my ad-free Knit Stitch Pattern Book in both hardcopy and e-book formats.
What does it mean to cast off in Rib?
Binding off in pattern is a technique that’s often used when you’re binding off rib stitch. Unlike a regular bind off, where you knit all the stitches on the bind off row, binding off in pattern requires that you knit the bind off row as if you were working the next row of your stitch pattern.