Eyelet Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the eyelet stitch. This is the most basic of lace stitches. It creates a small hole that is perfect as a simple mesh fabric, or lace detail in a larger project.

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 3 + 2

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 3 + 2

    • Row 1: (RS): Knit
    • Row 2: Purl
    • Row 3: K2, *yo, k2tog, k1; rep from * to end
    • Row 4: Purl

Repeat these 4 rows until you have reached your desired length.

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2 thoughts on “Eyelet Stitch

  1. p3rrymc@sbcglobal.net says:

    Hallo Jonny,
    My 32 stitch (6 in) wide eyelet scarf wants to be a 2 inch wide burrito! Before I attempt to block it, I wanted to confer and see if there were another way to keep the sides from rolling in.

    Thanx all


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