Originally Posted by Detail Man
It's not really necessary to cat cut a hammock. Even if you did, there still wouldn't be a 360 view. None of my hammocks have cat cuts and visibility has never been an issue. If you add Knotty's stretch side mod, that helps with side flop.
+1 on what Detail Man said and using Knotty's instructions.
More can go wrong trying the cat cut on the hammock than will go right. If you are going to attach the bug net to the hammock the cat cut works better due to the netting keeping the hammock shaped up.