What is broken rib in knitting?

The broken rib is a variation on traditional knit ribbing. This knitting pattern takes the 1×1 rib and gives it a twist by inserting a column seed stitch between the ribs. This breaks up the pattern, giving it an interesting texture.

Is broken rib stitch reversible?

The Broken Rib Stitch

Unlike the majority of Rib Stitches, the Broken Rib is not reversible – at least not in the sense that you will see the same pattern on both sides of the fabric. … This repeating pattern is “broken” by knitting every stitch in the wrong side (or even rows).

Is broken rib stitch stretchy?

Note: Broken rib is very stretchy. If you’re making a sweater using this stitch, it’s important to knit a swatch and see how much stretch you’re getting. I’ve knit sweaters with this stitch and had to go down a garment size or needle size.

What is moss stitch?

Moss stitch, along with its cousin the seed stitch, is a classic textured knitting stitch. It’s made by alternating knits and purls every stitch and changing their location after two rows. This stitch produces an almost shifted ribbing or tiny basketweave patterned fabric.

Does broken rib stitch curl?

Furthermore, it doesn’t curl. It is the perfect stitch to knit a women’s and men’s scarf, cowl, sweater, top, wrap, or blanket. The easy combination of knits and purls gives an elegant texture to it, which makes this Broken Rib stitch, the choice for beginners.

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Does fisherman’s rib curl?

The Fisherman’s Rib stitch is a spongy and pretty stretchy pattern (spongier than the Shaker stitch or Half Fisherman’s Rib we practiced some weeks ago). It lays flat (it never curls), similar but easier to the Brioche stitch.

What is garter rib stitch?

The Garter Rib Stitch is a ribbing pattern which consists of alternating offset rows of garter stitch. The offset is achieved by repeating a section of only knit stitches, and following it with a section of purl stitches. The stitch produces a raised stockinette style ribbing effect on a garter stitch style backdrop.