The Cupido Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #20

Stitch Description

The Cupido Stitch 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.

Video Tutorial

Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
sl
Slip Stitch
wyif
With Yarn in Front
wyib
With Yarn In Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Beginner

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 4 + 3

  • 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: *K3, sl 1; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
  • Row 4: *K3, yf, sl 1, yb; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
  • Row 5: *K1, sl 1, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: *K1, yf, sl 1, yb, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 7: *K1, sl 1, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 8: *K1, yf, sl 1, yb, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

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