Six Stitch Ribbed Square
Knit Square_Six Stitch Ribbed PDF
Pattern for use by kind permission of Helen Flagg
As well as making squares which are thicker and warmer, ribbed squares have almost no curl around the edges, which makes them great, sturdy edged squares on a blanket as well as bright centre squares.
Materials and Tools
- Light worsted weight yarn (American)/DK (UK)/8 ply (Aus) using 2 strands together in any combination of colours
- 6.00mm/US 10 needles
To make the Six Stitch Ribbed Square, using 2 strands of yarn together, cast on 30 stitches.
Row 1: *k3, p3* repeat to end of row.
Row 2: *k1, p1* repeat to end of row.
Next row: repeat rows 1 and 2 until work measures 8” (20cm).
Cast off, leaving a 20” (50cm) tail which is used for sewing the squares together.
Weave in all yarn ends.
Leave a 20” (50cm) tail, used for sewing the squares together. Butterfly the tail to the square.
How to “butterfly the tail”
Use contrasting yarn and follow these directions:
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