Is twisted rib less stretchy?
Hiatt says working two swatches with the same yarn and needles, however, she found that twisted single rib was wider and less resilient than regular single ribbing. So twist the stitches if you want to for looks, but don’t do it to gain elasticity.
How do you knit a left twist stitch?
Step 1: Insert your needle into the second stitch on your main needle through the back loop and knit the stitch, leaving it on the needle. Step 2: Bring your working needle around the front of your work and insert your needle into the first stitch knitwise and knit the stitch as normal.