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2 X 2 Ribbing

This stitch is also called k2, p2 rib and like the 1x1 ribbing, it is also used for hems brims and socks.  This produces a very stretch fabric.  A little more stretch than it’s 1x1 counterpart.   I knit the example swatching using US size 8 DPN with Cascade 220 Superwash.   Flat: Multiple of 4 Row 1: *k2, p2; rep from * to end Repeat this row until desired length.   Multiple of 4+2 Row 1: k2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end. Row 2: p2, * k2, p2; rep from * to end Repeat these 2 rows until desired length.   In the Round: Work over a multiple of 4 All rounds: *k2, p2; rep from *...

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The Linen Stitch

The Linen stitch is a great stitch to replicate the linen fabric.  It's such a great looking fabric.  Come and learn about it with me!

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