Right Side of Pique Rib Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Chart

This Pique Rib Stitch Pattern is a great way to create the depth of ribbing while allowing your piece to easily lie flat. This 4-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is a great pattern to knit up as a pillow or an elegant scarf. This is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series

Ribbing with Pique Rib Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern and Video Tutorial


CLOSER LOOK at the Pique Rib Stitch Pattern

“Pique” is a French word with the translation of “backstitched” in English. It is known as a stiff fabric woven in a strongly ribbed or raised pattern. 

This particular pattern is a 2×1 ribbing combination. You can achieve similar results with different variations, like 1×1, 2×2, or 3×2, with this pattern repeat, as well. It is not a reversible pattern, but both sides look great!

RIGHT AND WRONG SIDES OF PIQUE RIB STITCH PATTERN

Pique Rib Knit Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit with Free Pattern Right and Wrong Sides


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KNITTING MATERIALS

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Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My Pique Rib Stitch sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn, along with a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

Materials for Knit Stitch Pattern Written Instructions with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


HOW TO KNIT THE PIQUE RIB STITCH

The Pique 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.

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Pique Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Pique Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

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

This Pique Rib Stitch Pattern is a great way to create the depth of ribbing while allowing your knitted piece to easily lie flat.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

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

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 3, +2

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K2, P1 *, K2
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): P2, * K1, P2 *
  3. Row 3: * K2, P1 *, K2
  4. Row 4: Knit All

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 2, + 1

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * K2, P1 *, K2
  2. Row 2: * K2, P1 *, K2
  3. Row 3: * K2, P1 *, K2
  4. Row 4: Purl All

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 4 until your piece is the length you desire.

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Not a Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

4-Row Repeat

Lies Flat

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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 Pique Rib Knit Stitch Pattern


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