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Knit Ribbed Decor Bow Pattern

ribbed bow knitting pattern

ribbed bow knitting pattern

Knitting materials and tools:

<> Straight or DPN 3.5 mm (US 4)

<> Caron, Simply Soft (4) – 100% acrylic. 

<> Yarn needle.

Knit ribbed bow size:

Gauge: 17-18 sts –10 cm (4 inches).

Bow size: 13 cm (5 in)

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

WS – wrong side

RS – right side

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch knitwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

st(s) – stitch(es)

knit ribbed bow

Ribbed bow knitting pattern:

Cast on 39 stitches.

Row 1 (WS): sel s, k3, p1, [k9, p1] – repeat 3 times, k3, sel s.

Row 2 (RS): sel s, k8, p1, [k9, p1] – repeat twice, k8, sel s.

Repeat Rows 1-2 until the piece reaches 13 cm. Bind off all stitches using your preferred method.

There are two options for finishing your bow:

    1. Wrapping with Yarn: Wrap the same yarn color as the main part around the center of the bow. The number of wraps depends on how large and bulgy you want your bow to be.
    2. Knit a Central Stripe:
      • Cast on 6 stitches.
      • Row 1: Selvedge stitch, knit 4 stitches, selvedge stitch.
      • Repeat Row 1 until the stripe measures 9 cm (3 inches).
      • Bind off all stitches and cut the yarn, leaving a 20-25 cm (8-10 inch) tail.
      • Wrap this stripe around the central part of the bow and sew the ends of the stripe together.

Weave in all ends.

knit decor bow

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