The Double Eyelet Rib is a beautiful, lacy ribbing knit stitch. The lace ribbing creates a light fabric with wonderful stretch that would be a great to use for a dishcloth, scarf or a slouchy beanie. This stitch is worked in stitch multiples of 7 + 2 over a 4 row repeat.

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Materials needed

(listed below is what I used to create the sample of the stitch pattern)

To view the video tutorial of how to knit the Double Eyelet Rib, please click on the video above or visit:

Stitches and abbreviations used

K: Knit

K2tog: Knit 2 stitches together

P: Purl

RS: Right side

Skpo: Slip, knit, pass slipped stitch over – Slip next stitch purlwise to right hand needle, knit the next stitch, slip the slipped stitch from right hand needle over the knit stitch just worked.

St(s): Stitch (es)

Rep: Repeat

WS: Wrong side

Yo: Yarn over

How to knit the Double Eyelet Rib from Handmade by Stacy J
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  • Stitch is worked in multiples of 7 + 2; for the YouTube video I cast on 30

Directions for the Double Eyelet Rib:

  • Row 1 (RS): P2, *k5, p2; rep * to end
  • Row 2 (WS): K2, *p5, k2; rep * to end
  • Row 3: P2, *k2tog, yo, k1, yo, skpo, p2; rep * to end
  • Row 4: As row 2

Repeat rows 1-4 to desired length.

If you’d like to check out a couple other fun rib stitches, here are a few. Simply click on the image to be directed to the stitch tutorial page.

I hope you enjoyed learning this stitch as much as I did. Please tag me @handmadebystacyj when posting on social media – I’d love to see your makes!

Stacy J

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