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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(listed below is what I used to create the sample of the stitch pattern)
- King Cole Baby DK yarn in color Silver (#1711), approximately 25 yds (To find your local store that stocks King Cole yarns, here is the stockist finder link; Or, if you need to shop online, here is LoveCrafts link)
- Size 6 / 4 mm knitting needles
Stitches and abbreviations used
K2tog: Knit 2 stitches together
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)
WS: Wrong side
Yo: Yarn over
- 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!