Is rib knit stretchy?
Ribbed knit fabrics are also stretchy and have a elasticity to them which allows them to stretch without distorting their shape. The ribbed effect makes the fabric feel a little thicker – and you most often see them in articles like scarves, sweaters, socks and form fitting shirts.
Is 1×1 rib tighter than 2×2?
This is important since sometimes a less stretchy rib is desirable, such as a border on a jacket or blanket or an allover pattern. However, while at first a 2×2 rib will appear tighter than a 1×1 rib, over time and with wear the softer rib will relax and lose some of its elasticity.
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.