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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cupido stitch. This pattern uses slipped stitches over a garter stitch base to create a nice textured fabric. The slipped stitches are staggered in a stair stepped arrangement which will add a lot of visual interest when used in things items like scarves or cowls and even blankets and pillows.
Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Slip Stitch – sl
Yarn Forward – yf
Yarn Back – yb
Row 1 (RS): *K3, sl 1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 2: *K3, yf, sl 1, yb; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 3: Rep row 1.
Row 4: Rep row 2.
Row 5 (RS): *K1, sl 1, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 6: *K1, yf, sl 1, yb, k2; rep from * to end.
Row 7: Rep row 5
Row 8: Rep row 6.
Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Cupido Stitch
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