Ribbing is a stitch pattern that creates stretchy fabric, even stretchier than plain Stockinette stitch or Garter stitch.
There are a wide variety of ways to work ribbed fabric, and they can give you a wide variety of effects. So be sure to read the pattern to determine what stitch pattern to work.
1×1 Ribbing for Queenstown
(multiple of 2 sts)
Rnd 1: *K1, p1; repeat from *
Repeat Rnd 1.