The Picot Dot Edging Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #183

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the picot dot edging stitch. This simple yet delicate border is used from the bottom up, that is starting from your cast on edge. The picot dot stitch is great for adding detail to any project.

Video Tutorial

Materials Used

100% Organic Merino Wool

This yarn is exceptionally soft and 100% organic. It has been manufactured to GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) and has an Organic Tilth certification. All of their wool is organically dyed and spun in the USA. A true American product!

Get This


Takumi is light in weight with a warm natural touch. Bamboo is the ideal material for making knitting needles. The finest bamboo is used to manufacture knitting needles with accurate specifications. Each knitting needle is polished for smoothness. Practical bamboo improves with age, making these special Takumi Bamboo needles a long-lasting addition to your knitting bag.

Get This


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Knit Through the Back Loop
sl st
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 5 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 5 + 2

  • Row 1: (right side) K1, yo, *k5, sl the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th sts over first st, yo, rep from *, end k1.
  • Row 2: P1, *[p1, yo, k1 tbl] in yo, p1; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: K2, k1 tbl, *k3, k1 tbl; rep from * to the last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 4: Knit.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Picot Dot Edging Stitch Right Side

Example of the Picot Dot Edging Stitch Right Side (Click for Larger)

Example of the Picot Dot Edging Stitch Wrong Side

Example of the Picot Dot Edging Stitch Wrong Side (Click for Larger)

Rate This Stitch


Crochet Stitches

Bobbles & Puffs Chevrons & Ripples Colorwork Edgings Lace & Shells Squares & Motifs Textured & Plain Tunisian Crochet

Crochet Techniques

Abbreviations Foundation Chains Seaming Shaping Tips & Tricks

Knitting Stitches

Cables & Arans Colorwork Edgings Knits & Purls Lace & Eyelets Ribbing Shapes & Motifs

Knitting Techniques

Abbreviations Bind Offs Cast Ons Finishing Techniques Fixing Mistakes Shaping Tips & Tricks