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Hourglass Eyelet Stitch Pattern | Knit with Aabhar

Pattern Description

Hourglass Eyelet Stitch is a textured pattern with a nice three-dimensional effect with motifs that look like stacked hourglasses. It also looks similar to the Honeycomb Stitch Pattern, except there are no cables or eyelets in this one. It’s an easy pattern to knit as there are only eight rows with simple stitches.

This pattern will look gorgeous in large fabric projects such as a baby blankets and afghans. It’s also a versatile lace pattern that will work beautifully in summer tops and wraps.

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Pattern Details

Skill Level

Row Count

Pattern Repeat
(Multiple of 6) + 1

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This free knit pattern is written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations

COCast on
k2togKnit 2 stitches together
RSRight side
sskSlip 2 stitches knit-wise, knit these 2 stitches together through back loops
st (s)Stitch (es)
WSWrong side
yoYarn over

Pattern Instructions

CO (Multiple of 6 sts) + 1 st. For example, you can cast on a panel of 13 stitches [(6 x 2 = 12 sts) + 1 st = 13 sts] to knit a sample swatch.

Row 1 (RS):k6, * p1, k5; rep from * to last st, k1.
Row 2:k1, * p5, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 3:k1, * yo, ssk, p1, k2tog, yo, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 4:k1, p2, * k1, p5; rep from * to last 4 sts, k1, p2, k1.
Row 5:k3, * p1, k5; rep from * to last 3 sts, k3.
Row 6:Rep Row 4.
Row 7:k1, * k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, p1; rep from * to last 6 sts, k2tog, yo, k1, yo, ssk, k1.
Row 8:Rep Row 2.

Repeat this free knit pattern (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.

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