Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern

The Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern creates columns of smooth Stockinette Stitch separated by two rows of Garter Stitch texture. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy level project that is a great choice for knitting up simple blankets, pillows, scarves and more. Please continue reading to get all your materials, techniques, and written pattern instructions to knit this pattern both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles.

Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern


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

Right and Wrong Sides of Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern


KNITTING MATERIALS

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Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My Samples pictured were knitted up with Merino Wool Cascade Superwash 128 300 Holly Berry (Pink) and 817 Ecru (White). You will also need a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

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Find the Garter Ribbing Stitch on page 10 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

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HOW TO KNIT THE GARTER RIBBING STITCH

The Garter Ribbing Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.

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Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern

Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern

Yield: Garter Ribbing Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern creates columns of smooth Stockinette Stitch separated by two rows of Garter Stitch texture.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 4, plus 2

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): P2, * K2, P2 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 4, plus 2

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2: * K2, P2 *, K2

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

Garter Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart


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Garter Ribbing Stitch Knitting Pattern