The stitch is called “Butterfly stitch” but it reminds me more of little spiders or crabs. I love this the Butterfly stitch using the striped yarn.
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Category: Slip stitch knitting
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Video Tutorial: How to knit Butterfly stitch
Abbreviations: RS, WS: Right side, wrong side
ST, STS: Stitch, stitches
Rep: Repeat
K: Knit
P: Purl
SL: Slip stitch
WYIF: With yarn in front
K1 uls: Knit 1 stitch under loose strands
How to knit the K1 uls.
Take the right-hand needle under the slipped threads, then pick up the next st on the left-hand needle and knit this st and the slipped threads together.
Cast on a multiple of 10 sts, plus 9.
Rows 1, 3, 5, 7 (RS): K2, *SL5 wyif, K5; rep from * to last 7 sts, SL5 wyif, K2.
Row 2 and all WS rows: Purl.
Row 9: K4, *K1 uls, K9; rep from * to last 5 sts, K1 uls, K4.
Rows 11, 13, 15, 17: K7, *SL5 wyif, K5; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.
Row 19: K9, *K1 uls, K9; rep from * to end.
Row 20: Purl.
Rep Rows 1 - 20.
Butterfly Slip Stitch Knitting, free chart!
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