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Shifting Ribs

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Shifting Ribs
Shifting Ribs
Shifting Ribs
Shifting Ribs
Shifting Ribs

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl

Pattern Description:

A ribbed scarf design with a few twists (literally). Twisted stitches enable the transition between single & double ribbing and keep you awake while knitting a warm & squishy scarf.

ItÂ’s completely reversible and it would make a great scarf for just about anyone!

The pattern guides you through the tubular cast on and bind off to give the scarf nice tidy ends that are just about identical.


28sts/18rows in 4"/10cm 2x2 ribbing, blocked

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 5-6" wide, 75-85" long


  • 375-500yd/365-457m worsted weight yarn
  • e.g., 2 skeins Cascade 220
  • e.g., 4 skeins Quince & Co. Lark
  • e.g., 2 skeins Berroco Vintage

You Will Also Need:

  • US7/4.5mm or US8/5mm needles (circular or straight)
  • darning needle
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I'm a lifelong crafter, but settled on knitting in university when I wanted sweaters but couldn't afford to buy them. My first knitting love was lace. I'm sure I'll keep returning to lace, but there ...

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