Yarn: James C. Brett Pure Merino - 100% Merino Wool, in Pale Mink
Needles: 4mm / 6 US
Gauge: 5 stitches and 8.5 rows per inch
Stitch Pattern: Broken Rib
Source: BW1, p. 12.
Comments: This is called a rib stitch, but there's not really much stretch to it - it lies quite flat, even without blocking. It kind of reminds me of the fisherman's rib stitch (not that I've swatched it recently), except that it doesn't bunch up at all.