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Honeycomb Knit Stitch Pattern

honeycomb knit stitch pattern

Meet a new addition to the collection of knitting stitches, a honeycomb stitch. Its dense structure with decor elements on the outside and little space in-between stitches makes it a great option for almost all types of winter garment – from hats & snoods to scarfs & headbands. Love the stitch? Let’s knit it!

Knitting materials and tools:

<> DPN 4 mm (UK 8 or US 6)

<> Debbie Bliss (Cashmerino Aran) 55% Wool, 12% Cashmere, 33% acrylic. Baby pink color: 50 grams -90 m per skein.

knit honeycomb stitch pattern made with pink yarn. sample size - 10 cm by 10 cm

Common abbreviations of knit stitches:

k – knit

p – purl

st(s) – stitch(es)

sel s – selvage stitch: always slip the first stitch purlwise, work to the last stitch, purl the last stitch

C1F2 – Slip 1 knit stitches to the extra needle and hold in front of work, p2 from the left hand needle, k1 from the extra needle.

C2B1 – Slip 2 purl stitches to the extra needle and hold in back of work, k1 from the left hand needle, p2 from the extra needle.

honeycomb knit stitch for hats, scarfs, and sweaters

Knit honeycomb stitch instructions:

Cast on a multiple of 6 sts plus 2 extra stitches, plus 2 selvage stitches. In my example 34 stitches.

Row1 (RS): sel s, p1, k1, *p4, k2– repeat from * p4, k1, p1 sel s.

Row 2: sel s, k1, p1, *k4, p2– repeat *, k4, p1, k1, sel s.

Row 3 (RS): Repeat Row 1.

Row 4: Repeat Row 2.

Row5 (RS): sel s, p1, * C1F2, C2B1– repeat from *, p1, sel s.

Row 6: sel s, k3, p2, *k4, p2– repeat *, k3, sel s.

Row 7 (RS): sel s, p3 *k2, p4 – repeat from *, k2, p3, sel s.

Row 8: Repeat Row 6.

Row 9 (RS): sel s, p1, *C2B1, C1F2 – repeat from*, p1, sel s.

Repeat Rows 2-9 to form pattern.

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