How to Knit the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch

This stitch was originally posted on February 2, 2012

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the honeycomb brioche stitch. This variation of the brioche stitch creates a thick fabric that simulates the hexagons of a honeycomb. It can be worked in multiple colors for a different effect and is great for blankets, scarves, sweaters, and bags.

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On: Multiples of 2
For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Knit – k
Knit Two Together – k2tog
Knit One Below – k1b

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1 (RS): *K1, k1b; rep from * to end.

Row 2: *K2tog (picking up the top stitch from the k1b and knitting it with the stitch on the main needle), k1;
rep from * to end.

Row 3: *K1b, k1; rep from * to end.

Row 4: *K1, k2tog (picking up the top stitch from the k1b and knitting it with the stitch on the main needle);
rep from * to end.

Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (right side)

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (right side)

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (wrong side)

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (wrong side)

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

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