Staggered Eyelets

The Staggered Eyelet stitch pattern produces a pretty all over eyelet pattern. The eyelets are produced by creating both a yarn over and a decrease. Working these two together creates the eyelet in the fabric and maintains the stitch count.

Knitted in a multiple of 4, + 3 sts and an 8-row repeat.
Row 1 - Right side: Knit all sts.
Row 2: Purl all sts.
Row 3: K2, * k2tog, yo, k2 ; repeat from * to last st, k1.
Row 4: Purl all sts.
Row 5: Knit all sts.
Row 6: Purl all sts.
Row 7: * K2tog, yo, k2; repeat from * to last 3 sts, k2tog, yo, k1.
Row 8: Purl sts.

Knitting abbreviations:
Knit: K | Yarn over: Yo | Knit 2 sts together: K2tog

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