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.

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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.

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KNITTING MATERIALS

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

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HOW TO KNIT THE 2X2 RIB STITCH

Knit and Purl Stitches

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.

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2x2 Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

2x2 Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: 2x2 Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern

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

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