How to Knit the Butterfly Edging

Stitch Description

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Knit Two Together
Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 8

  • Row 1 (Right Side): sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, yo twice (to make 2 sts), k2tog, k1.
  • Row 2: k3, p1, k2, yo, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 3: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k1, yo twice, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 4: k3, p1, k3, yo, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 5: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k2, yo twice, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 6: k3, p1, k4, yo, k2tog, k1.
  • Row 7: sl 1, k2, yo, k2tog, k6.
  • Row 8: bind off 3 sts, 1 st on right hand needle, k4, yo, k2tog, k1.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you reach your desired length.

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