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BROKEN RIB pattern: Block 17 of 52 Square Pickup

BROKEN RIB stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket BROKEN RIB knitting pattern OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

PATTERN 17: BROKEN RIB

The BROKEN RIB pattern is fairly easy, with only 4 rows (2 of which are k rows). Because of this, is very easy to lose track of which row your suppose to knit 🙂

So pay attention, and have fun!

Ceci

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Remember that, in case you need more patterns to add to this project, I adapted all patterns from my “12 Blocks for Xmas” blanket to the same number of stitches and rows than the “52 Square Pickup” ones. You can find them HERE.

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BLOCK 17: BROKEN RIB

BROKEN RIB stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket BROKEN RIB knitting pattern OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

ABBREVIATIONS

  • CO: cast on
  • RS: right side
  • WS: wrong side
  • st: stitch
  • k: knit
  • p: purl

INSTRUCTIONS

– CO 43 sts with US 7 (4.5 mm) needles.

I always cast on and bind off stitches with larger needles than I use for the main work. This prevent my cast on and bind off rows from being too tight.

– With US 6 (4 mm) needles, knit 4 rows.

Slip first stitch on every row as if you were to knit it, but without knitting it (except on the first row). It will form a neat and sturdy border.

– Continue working as follows:

4 garter sts, BROKEN RIB pattern over 35 sts, 4 garter sts​ until you have a total length of 8’’ (20.5 cm).

I knitted 13 times the BROKEN RIB pattern complete + rows 1) to 3) again.

– Knit 4 rows.

– Bind off with US 7 (4.5 mm) needle. Cut yarn and weave in ends.

BROKEN RIB stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket BROKEN RIB knitting pattern OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern

STITCH GLOSSARY

Garter Stitch

k all sts, all rows.

BROKEN RIB Pattern

(Over a multiple of 2 sts. I added 1 more st to reach the needed 35.)

Repeat instructions between brackets as many times as needed.

Row 1) (RS) k all sts

Row 2) k all sts

Row 3) [k1, p1], k1

Row 4) p1, [k1, p1]

BROKEN RIB stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket BROKEN RIB knitting pattern OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern
BROKEN RIB pattern: Close up

BROKEN RIB Stitch Pattern – CHART

  • Read all odd rows from right to left, and all even rows from left to right.
  • Repeat the grey part of the chart as many times as you need.
BROKEN RIB stitch knitting pattern 52 SQUARE PICKUP knitted blanket BROKEN RIB knitting pattern OhLaLana dishcloth free pattern
BROKEN RIB knitting pattern – Chart

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BLOCK 17 – BROKEN RIB  – ROW BY ROW and CHART

 

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