2x2 Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern

The 2×2 Rib Stitch is great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, and more! With a repeating pattern of knit and purl techniques, you can create a simple, stretchy ribbing project. This 2-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is perfect to knit up a chunky scarf. This knitting project is an easy level project, perfect for everyone who has completed my Absolute Beginner Knitting Series.

Get all of your materials, techniques, with written and charted pattern instructions, both flat on straight needles and in the round on circular needles below. This pattern is also found on page 6 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book!

2X2 Rib Knit Stitch Pattern and Video Tutorial by Studio Knit


WATCH 2X2 RIB STITCH VIDEO INTRO

Find the full stitch-by-stitch video tutorial below!


CLOSER LOOK at the 2×2 Rib Stitch Pattern

Let’s take a close look at our 2×2 Rib Stitch Pattern, seeing exactly how those knit stitches make this stretchy pattern. This is a reversible pattern, meaning that both sides of your work, the Right and Wrong sides, are identical.

2x2 Rib Knit Stitch Pattern. Get Free Written Patterns, Charts, and Video Tutorials in the Absolute Beginner Knitting Series by Studio Knit.


KNITTING MATERIALS

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Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project. My 2×2 Rib Stitch sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn, along with a Tapestry Needle and Scissors

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


HOW TO KNIT THE 2X2 RIB STITCH

The 2×2 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.


KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOK

Find the 2X2 Rib Stitch on page 6 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern further down in this post!

Knit Stitch Pattern Book with 2X2 Stitch Pattern by Studio Knit


2×2 RIB STITCH PATTERN
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2x2 Rib Knit Stitch Pattern Easy for Beginning Knitters by Studio Knit with Video Tutorial

2x2 Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: 2x2 Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The 2x2 RIB Stitch is a 2-Row repeating pattern of knit and purl techniques. Great stitch to create a simple, stretchy project like the brim edge of a hat.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

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

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 4

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

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 4

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

Notes

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

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

2-Row Repeat

Does Not Lie 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 of 2x2 Rib Knit Stitch Pattern Chart with Video Tutorial by Studio Knit

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