What does rib mean in a knitting pattern?
The rib stitch consists of columns of knit stitches alternating with columns of purl stitches. To make a ribbed pattern, you change from knit stitches to purl stitches within a row — instead of alternating knit rows with purl rows (as you do when making horizontal stripes).
Is 1×1 rib reversible?
The 1×1 rib stitch is a reversible pattern and looks a lot like a Stockinette Stitch when not stretched out. What is this? You’ll need: A yarn of your choice; this pattern looks nice with almost all yarns.
What does rib stitch look like?
Rib stitch is a textured vertical stripe stitch pattern and is created by alternating knit and purl stitches in the same row, then knitting the same stitch in the next row. This forms columns of knit and purl stitches, and is often used for cuffs or brims.
What does rib 5 mean in knitting?
Rib 5. Row 9: Knit.] This means that you will rib for 5 rows. In other words, k1, p1, k1, etc. until the end of the row.