Knitting patterns using the one or two row repeat fisherman's rib pattern. Many of the patterns are free.
These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Easy Split Rib Cowl
Large cowl with a split edge that drapes over your shoulders for maximum warmth. Knit with 2 row repeat Fisherman's Rib. Designed by Emily Berney. Quick knit in bulky weight yarn.
Color Dipped Hat
Hat knit with 2 row repeat Fisherman's Rib. Sizes for the whole family. Baby (Toddler/Kid, Teen/Adult Small, Adult Large) Designed by Purl Soho. Fingering weight yarn.
Infinity scarf cowl knit in 2 colors with a 2 round fisherman's rib sitch. Designed by Purl Soho. Sport weight yarn.
Staggered Fisherman's Rib Scarf or Wrap
4 row repeat creates either a scarf (pictured) or shawl size. Designed by Purl Soho. Aran weight yarn.
Hugge Shoulder Cozy
Oversized cowl or short poncho with a cozy funnel neck in the round with a 2 row repeat Fisherman’s Rib. Designed by dashaway designs. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
Raspberry Fisherman's Rib Cowl
Striped 3 color cowl knit with 4 row repeat Fisherman's Rib. Designed by Premier Yarns. Chunky weight yarn.
More Free Patterns
Faux Brioche Cowl
2 color cowl knit in a 2 row repeat Fishermen's rib mimics the look of brioche with an easier stitch. Use a twist yarn for one of the yarns for extra color dimension. Quick knit in super bulky weight yarn. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio.
Easy 2 Row Repeat Seafaring Scarf
Knit with a 2 row repeat Fishermen's rib stitch this scarf has been rated easy by Ravelrers. Pattern includes video. Bulky weight yarn. Designed by Purl Soho.
This short-sleeved raglan pullover features a one-row repeat Fisherman’s Rib stitch for the body. Designed by Berroco Design Team Small, Medium, Large, X-Large
2 Row Repeat Big Rib Cowl
This large twisted cowl features a 2 row repeat fishermen rib stitch and is knit with one skein of the recommended yarn. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Caron Design Team. Great with multi-colored yarn
Shoulder Cowl Scarf
Romantic capelet created from a seamed and gathered rectangle of fisherman’s rib. Consider using boucle or novelty yarn for a wonderful textured effect.
Fisherman’s Baby Envelope
This cocoon is knit in fishermen’s rib as one rectangular piece then folded like an envelope and buttoned on the sides. Designed by Amal Saleh.
- Get the free knitting pattern
- Shop for decorative baby buttons on Etsy Studio
- Get the recommended Purl Essence Sincerely Baby yarn on ebay
Robyn Diliberto’s fast project is knit in fisherman’s rib and finished with a knitted flower and button. Pictured project is by chocoJ
Patterns for Purchase
long-sleeved pullover sweater knit in a fisherman's rib which is a one row repeat stitch. Sizes XS, S, M, L, XL. Designed by Kari-Helene Rane. Worsted weight yarn.
Easy shrug is a simple rectangle knit side to side in one-row repeat fisherman’s rib. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, XL, 2X, 3X)
Long-sleeved hooded pullover sweater with pockets is knit in Fisherman’s Rib for easy texture. Sized to fit: XS/S (M/L, XL, 2XL/3XL). Designed by Amy Gunderson
Two-tone fisherman’s rib creates surprising color and texture changes in the reversible, oversized Zipper Cowl.
Easy cocoon vest pattern is knit in Fishermen’s rib and is a quick knit on large needles. Woman’s S (M, L)
Cuffed Baby Booties
Designed by heaven to seven, these baby shoes are created with fisherman’s rib and garter stitch.Size: newborn to 3 months