The Honeycomb Brioche Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #142

Stitch Description

The Honeycomb Brioche Stitch is a variation of the brioche stitch that 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.

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Materials Used

MARTHA STEWART CRAFTS EXTRA SOFT WOOL BLEND

Make all kinds of wonderful craft projects with the Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool Blend Yarn. It is a soft, lustrous, silky yarn that is machine washable and ideal for baby clothes, lightweight sweaters, and knit and crochet accessories. The Martha Stewart yarn is available in multiple colors to fit with your design choices. Make gifts for your family or friends with a yarn that feels soft and luxurious.

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Montana Mountain Bocote Double Pointed Knitting Needles

These beautiful knitting needles are made from Bocote wood. This wood comes from Mexico and has a beautiful and unique grain pattern, creating dark swirls against a golden backdrop. Because of this wood’s striking, zebra-like contrasts, these needles are eye-catching. Montana Mountain Knitting Needles hand-makes these excellent tools in Seeley Lake, Montana.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
k2tog
Knit 2 Together
k1b
Knit One Below

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • 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.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (right side)

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (wrong side)

Example of the Honeycomb Brioche Stitch (wrong side)

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