DROPS Knitting Tutorial: How to work shaker rib. Also called half fisherman, i.e not as bulky as fisherman rib. 1st row (WS): knit all sts. 2nd row (RS): *p1, knit 1 in the stitch below (aka p1, k1B)*, repeat *-* across row (if uneven number of sts end p1). Repeat row 1 and 2.