Casting on for our No-Purl Ribbed Wrap is like embarking on a little knitting vacation: lots of beauty to discovery without a lick of purling!

No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho

This lofty ribbed fabric alternates between just knit and slip stitches, wonderful for beginners who get a little overwhelmed juggling purl stitches and seriously relaxing for everyone else.

No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho

This beauty uses four skeins of our gorgeous Line Weight yarn, a pure and simple single-ply merino wool lightweight enough to serve all three scarf seasons and cozy enough to feel good anytime.

No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho

And best news… Line Weight just arrived in 17 stunning new colors, from good-time Bright Flamingo to shadow-y Frond Green and everything in between. We knit up our No-Purl Ribbed Wrap in our latest obsession, Reed Gray, an oaty neutral with warmth and depth for miles… Choose the same or pick your favorite and enjoy your vacay!

No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho

Designed for Purl Soho by Jake Canton.

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No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho
  • 4 skeins of Purl Soho’s Line Weight, 100% merino wool. Each skein is 494 yards/ 100 grams; approximately 1,820 yards required. We used Reed Gray.
  • US 3 (3.25 mm) straight or circular needles


44 stitches and 60 rows = 4 inches in stitch pattern


Finished Dimensions: 13¼ inches wide x 75 inches long


Slip all slipped stitches purlwise.

This stitch pattern works over a multiple of 4 + 3 stitches.


Cast on 147 stitches.

Row 1 (wrong side): K3, *slip 1 with yarn in front (wyif), k3, repeat from * to end of row.

Row 2 (right side): K1, *slip 1 wyif, k3, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, slip 1 wyif, k1.

Repeat Rows 1 and 2 until piece measures 70 inches from cast-on edge, ending with Row 1.

Bind Off (right side): K1, *p1, slip first stitch over, [k1, slip first stitch over] 3 times, repeat from * to last 2 stitches, p1, slip first stitch over, k1, slip first stitch over.

Weave in ends and block as desired.

No-Purl Ribbed Wrap | Purl Soho