Knitting For Dummies, 3rd Edition
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Interrupted rib pattern looks different from each side, but both sides are handsome, making this a nice pattern for projects in which both the front and back are visible, like scarves and afghans. The following figure gives you an idea of what the pattern looks like.


To create interrupted rib stitch:

  1. Cast on an even number of sts.

  2. Rows 1–3: * K1, p1; rep from * to end of row.

  3. Row 4 and 8: Purl.

  4. Row 5–7: * P1, k1; rep from * to end of row.

  5. Rep Rows 1–8 for pattern.

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Pam Allen is a knitwear designer and founder of Quince & Co. Shannon Okey is an author and knitwear designer. Find her at Tracy Barr has been an editor, editorial manager, writer, and consultant on several Dummies books. Marlaina "Marly" Bird hosts her own YouTube channel, where she instructs viewers on knitting and crochet.

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