Cat’s Eye Stitch

Stitch Description

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the cats eye stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace pattern. The cats eye stitch would be great for shawls, scarves, and sweaters!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch

Purl Stitch

Purl 4 Together – Purl 4 stitches together as one stitch.

Make 1 – Work to the place where the increase is to be made. Insert the left needle from front to back into the horizontal strand between the two stitches. Knit the stitch through the back loop. On the purl side, insert the needle from front to back and then purl the stitch through the back loop.

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 3

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 4 sts.

  • Row 1(Right Side): p2, *yrn, p4tog; rep from * to last 2 sts, p2.
  • Row 2: k2, *k1, (k1, p1, k1) into the yrn of previous row; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
  • Row 3: knit.

Repeat rows 1-3 until you have reached your desired length.

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