Watch how to knit the gorgeous rickrack rib stitch

The rickrack rib stitch pattern is beautiful, simple knitting method that results in a unique texture. This zigzag pattern will transform any piece into a gorgeous garment that you'll be proud to give as a gift or keep for yourself. What is the hardest thing about this pattern? Simply taking the time to learn it! It's as easy as that.
According to Flax and Twine, there are actually two approaches to the rickrack rib stitch. Let's take a look at the two ways you can achieve this look. Having two methods may make it easier to learn once you choose the best fit for you.
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Watch Very Pink Knit's rickrack rib stitch video tutorial:
Materials
To achieve a look like the ones in the Very Pink Knits' video, you'll need bulky yarn and 10.5 US (6.5mm) needles.
Abbreviations
P Purl
K Knit
Pattern one
This method is four stitches plus two stitch selvage. It goes as follows:
Row 1: P2, *K1 through back loop of the second stitch, then K1 through the first stitch and slip both stitches off, P2; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: K2, *with the yarn in front, P1 through the second stitch, then P1 through the first stitch and slip both stitches off, K2; repeat from * to end.
Repeat this pattern until your garment reaches the desired length.
Pattern two
This method is done in multiples of three stitches plus one additional stitch. It goes as follows:
Row 1: P1, *K1 through back loop of second stitch, leaving the stitch worked on the left needle, then K1 through first stitch normally, slipping both worked stitches off the left needle, P1; repeat from * to end.
Row 2: K1, *with the yarn in front, P1 through the second stitch leaving the worked stitch on the left needle, then P1 through the first stitch normally and slip both stitches off, K1; repeat from * to end.
Repeat the steps until your garment reaches the desired length.
No matter which method you choose, the end result will be stunning! If you'd like a visual guide to better understand how to learn this stitch, be sure to check out the video posted by VeryPink Knits. You are going to fall in love with this pattern!
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