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This Cloverleaf Eyelet Stitch Pattern is a really pretty eyelet design.
Just like its “cousin” the Quatrefoil Eyelet Pattern, it is perfect for knitting in front of the TV or while you are listening to a good audio book.
In fact, if you want to add some more interest to your knitting projects, you can use this eyelet pattern to replace stockinette stitch.
Furthermore, this dainty pattern is perfect for any fine-yarn projects, especially baby projects.
So, why not add a bit of elegance to you next knitting project and replace your stockinette with this darling eyelet pattern?
Techniques Needed for the Cloverleaf Eyelet Stitch Pattern
Abbreviation Description Tutorial
yo yarnover Open Yarnover Increase
k2tog knitting 2 stitches Basic Right-Slanting Decrease
ssk slip one, slip one Basic Left-Slanting Decrease
knit 2 together
Other Abbreviations Used
ws wrong side
rs right side
ssk slip, slip, knit
psso pass the slip stitch over
Instructions (Knitted Flat)
Cast a multiple of 8 sts plus 7.
Row 1 (WS): Purl
Row 2: Knit
Row 3: Purl
Row 4: K2, yo, sl 1 – k2 tog – psso, yo, * k5, yo, sl 1 – k2 tog – psso, yo; rep from *, end k2
Row 5: Purl
Row 6: K3, yo, ssk, * k6, yo, ssk; rep from *, end k2
Row 7: Purl
Row 8: Knit
Row 9: Purl
Row 10: K1, * k5, yo, sl 1 – k2 tog – psso, yo; rep from *, end k6
Row 11: Purl
Row 12: K7, * yo, ssk, k6; rep from *
Repeat rows 1-12 until you have reached the desired length.