Birds Eye Stitch

Stitch Description

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 Tutorial


Knit Stitch

Purl Stitch

Knit 2 Together

Yarn Over

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 sts

Stitch Characteristics

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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