Lace Rib

Lace-Rib

September 7, 2010 – jprater28209

Yarn:  Stitch Nation by Debbie Stoller, Bamboo Ewe, 55% viscose from bamboo and 45% wool

Needles: 3.25 mm, US 3
Gauge:  25 sts and 30 rows / 4 inches, washed, unstretched
Pattern: Lace Rib
Stitch Count Repeat:  Multiple of 5 stitches plus 2

Book: A Treasury of Knitting Patterns
Page: 48

Comments:  This is still a very loose rib.  I would recommend it as a stitch pattern for the body of a garment, not the edges.  The back of the Lace Rib is also very attractive and has a severe vertical effect.  I think it too would make a good garment body pattern. (See WS photo below)
Lace-Rib-back
Knit by:  Jane D Prater

One Response to “Lace Rib”

  1. Lia Says:

    The reverse side is surprisingly attractive, as you say! It’s surprising how much the character of the block changes from front to back.


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