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Fisherman's Rib in the round (1- or 2-color): a Knittycat's Knits Tutorial

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Video tutorial on how to knit the Fisherman's rib stitch in the round, in either 1 color or 2 colors. When knit in the round, this stitch is worked on an even number of stitches (set-up row + 2-row repeat) using either circular needles or double-pointed needles.

Pattern:
[Abbreviations: K=knit; K1b=knit into the stitch below; P=purl; P1b=purl into the stitch below]

For the 2-color version, I have designated colors as main color (MC) and contrasting color (CC). Pattern is the same for 1-color or 2-colors (have indicated in parenthesis which colors to use when knitting in 2 colors).

Cast on an even number of stitches. Place a stitch marker before joining in the round (as shown in the video).

Set-up row (for 2-color, use MC): *K1, P1. Repeat from * to the end of the row.
Row 1 (for 2-color, can use either MC or CC): *K1b, P1. Repeat from * to the end.
Row 2 (for 2-color, if used MC in Row 1, then use CC in Row 2; if used CC in Row 1, then use MC in Row 2): *K1, P1b. Repeat from *to the end.
Repeat Rows 1 and 2 for the pattern.

Helpful video links:
Long-tail cast on:
https://youtu.be/EiSK1gqqNz4

Fisherman's rib in 1 color (knit in the flat):
https://youtu.be/xiNZMcTCKgM

Fisherman's rib in 2 colors (knit in the flat):
https://youtu.be/MBVT0i6d5xA

Adding proactive lifelines:
https://youtu.be/hLdNBLuC1sY
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RIB STITCH
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