Cat’s Eye Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


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] Stitch Pattern Tutorial


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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern



K
Knit Stitch

P
Purl Stitch

p4tog
Purl 4 Together – Purl 4 stitches together as one stitch.

M1
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 Pattern Details


Skill Level

Intermediate

Row Count

3

Stitch Repeat

Multiple of 4

Stitch 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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