Today, I’m sharing how to knit the Eyelet rows stitch, one of those patterns that we knitters love…
It’s a lovely yet versatile design, easy-peasy, so it doesn’t matter if you’re just starting to knit.
Essentially because the Eyelet rows, is a four-row repeat pattern, three of which are plain knit rows.
Our “work” consists of two basic steps that will be repeated throughout the fourth row: Yarn over + simple decrease.
So, no purling is required! YAY!
The result is a pattern that we can use to knit the whole garment, or with Garter or Stockinette stitch sections.
Honestly, it reminds me of a period in my life when I only made cotton yarn lace sweaters (both, with short and long sleeves).
In fact, this is a perfect stitch for that kind of work, but also for rectangular pieces, such as wraps, cowls, and scarves.
Although it’s so simple, you’ll love it 😉
So I´ll let you grab your needles and some yarn, and get busy!
CO: Cast on
yo: Yarn over
sd: Simple decrease (slip one stitch as if to knit, knit the next, pass the slipped stitch over the last one)
RS: Right side of the work
BO: Bind off
WS: Wrong side of the work
The odd rows form the right side of the work.
Eyelet rows knitting pattern
CO an even number of stitches.
1º, 2º, and 3º rows (RS): K across
4º row: K1,*yo, sd*. Repeat from * to *, to last st, K1.
These four rows create the pattern. Repeat them until the desired length is reached.
When finished BO knitwise after a row 3 (WS).
This is the other side of the work:
Enjoy the video tutorial:
I hope you like it!
Hugs, and happy knitting 🙂
Carolina – So Woolly
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