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 by Purl Soho designer, Jake Canton. Click here to see even more of Jake’s designs!

Share your progress and connect with the community by tagging your pics with #PurlSoho, #PurlSohoBusyHands, #PurlSohoNoPurlRibbedWrap, and #PurlSohoLineWeight. We can’t wait to see what you make!


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