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Stitch of the Week: Fisherman's Rib

This week we have a fabulous knitting stitch to share with you. The Fisherman's Rib Stitch will create beautifully textured garments, add a classic and complex look to your project with a stitch even beginners will be able to tackle!

Fisherman’s Rib Stitch

This stitch is worked over a multiple of 2 stitches. Repeat the 2nd row to form the pattern.

1st row (RS): K.

2nd row: *K1, P1 below, rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.


Purl 1 below (P1 below), second and subsequent rows: Insert the point of the right-hand needle purlwise through the centre of the stitch below the next stitch on left-hand needle. Wind yarn round needle, draw loop through stitch and allow the stitch above to drop off left-hand needle.


K: Knit

P: Purl

* *: Repeat instructions between asterisks as many times as directed 


Download the PDF pattern here.

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