stitch pattern – left slanting diagonal rib

Left slanting diagonal rib

This post is about working the left slanting diagonal rib pattern. It works well both as all-over patterning, as well as an alternative for regular rib as finishing for hems and sleeves. This stitch pattern is worked on both right side and wrong side rows, and is a multiple of 6 stitches.

Materials used

Yarn: Paintbox Yarns Simply DK, a good value, good quality 100% acrylic yarn, here in the color 125 Spearmint Green.

Knitting needles: This is a pair of straights that I picked up at the second-hand store when I started knitting, brand unknown.

Stitches used

Left slanting diagonal rib instructions

Row 1 (right side): *K3, p3; rep from * to end.

Row 2: (wrong side): *K2, p3, k1 rep from * to end.

Row 3: *P2, k3, p1; rep from * to end.

Row 4: *P3, k3; rep from * to end.

Row 5: *K1, p3, k2; rep from * to end.

Row 6: *P1, k3, p2; rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1-6 for pattern.

Left slanting diagonal rib chart
Close up of left slanting diagonal rib
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