Another name for this pattern is Moss. This pattern is double-sided. It’s made of knit and purl stitches. Pattern is dense with fine embossed figure. It blends with other patterns, especially with Cable and Twisted. So it is often used in the pattern companion. The rapport of the pattern in width - 2 stitches, in height - 2 row. In order to make this pattern need to cast on an even number of stitches.
Row 1: * knit, purl * ;
Row 2: * purl, knit * ;
Thus knit the knit stitches and purl the purl stitches.
The pattern fit is very simple, but it has its secrets. Which? - see our video below.
Pattern Chart Symbols
A classical knit on right side, unless in the pattern description states otherwise. On wrong side so are indicated purl stitch.
A classical purl on right side, unless in the pattern description states otherwise. On wrong side so are indicated knit stitch.
We recommend looking at:
How to Knit Charted Patterns with Needles
Symbols for Stitches and Knitting Techniques
Video tutorial: how to knit Rice (Moss) Stitch Pattern
In Section Knitting Stitch Patterns
In Section Crochet Stitch Patterns