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Eyelets



Eyelets

You can make an increase that creates an eyelet similar to that of the yarn over, but smaller.

Eyelets

Insert the left-hand needle, from front to back, under the strand of yarn that runs between the stitch just worked and the next stitch on the left-hand needle

Eyelets

Knit this stitch through the front loop.

This increase is easy to work and produces a delicate openwork effect

Eyelets

Above is a comparison of eyelets (left) and yarn overs (right).


Increase How Tos:

yarn over knit in front and back of the stitch Make One Increase
Lifted Increase Eyelets Twisted yarn overs

Read the full article, Increasing your Options.

Sandi Rosner is a knitter who wears many hats: designer, technical editor, writer and teacher. She loves the little details that elevate a knitting project from homemade to handmade. Follow Sandi’s blog at http://www.knittinginwinecountry.blogspot.com.