Birds Eye Stitch

Birds Eye Lace Knitting Stitch (Reversible)

About this Stitch Pattern

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the birds eye stitch. This stitch creates a lace design with lots of texture. The birds eye stitch would be great for scarves, blouses, shawls!

[VIDEO] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Row Count


Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 4 sts

Stitch Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 4 sts.

  • Row 1 (Wrong Side): *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog; rep from *.
  • Row 2: *k1, (k1, p1) into 2 yo’s of previous row, k1; rep from *.
  • Row 3: k2, *k2tog, (yo) twice, k2tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2
  • Row 4: k2, *k1, (k1, p1) into 2 yo’s of previous row, k1; rep from * to last 2 sts, end k2.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

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