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7×3 Flat Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The 7×3 Flat Rib Stitch Pattern has seven wide stitches of stockinette separated by three narrow garter ribs.

This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy-level project with a simple combination of knits and purls. It is a great choice for knitting up impressive blankets, pillows, scarves, and more.

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.

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

7x3 Rib Knit Stitch Pattern in white yarn on knitting needle.

CLOSER LOOK at the 7×3 Flat Rib Stitch Pattern

The wide ribbing of the 7×3 Flat Rib Stitch helps allow this pattern to lie flat while keeping a bit of stretchability.

This is not a reversible pattern because the right side of the work displays the design, but the wrong (back) side does not. 

7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern

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KNITTING MATERIALS

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HOW TO KNIT THE 7×3 FLAT RIB STITCH

The 7×3 Flat Rib Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.

7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern

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Find the 7×3 Flat Rib Stitch on page 7 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern further down in this post!

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7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern

7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: 7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The 7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Pattern has seven wide stitches of stockinette separated by three narrow garter ribs.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 10

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K7, P3 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): * K3, P7 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 10

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K7, P3 *
  2. Row 2: * K7, P3 *

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 2 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Not a Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

2-Row Repeat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART

Knitting Chart 7x3 Flat Rib Stitch Pattern

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