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How to Knit the Honeycomb Cable Stitch

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

The Honeycomb Cable Stitch is an interesting cable pattern that emulates the hexagonal shapes of the honeycomb. It creates a dense fabric that is great for sweaters, pillows, and blankets designs.

Skill: Intermediate

Cast On: Multiples of 8

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:

Knit – k

Purl – p

Cable Four Back – C4B

Cable Four Front – C4F


Row 1 (RS): *C4B, C4F,* rep from * to end.

Row 2: Purl.

Row 3: Knit.

Row 4: Purl.

Row 5: *C4F, C4B,* rep from * to end.

Row 6: Purl.

Row 7: Knit.

Row 8: Purl.

Repeat rows 1 – 8 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Honeycomb Cable Stitch

Example of the Honeycomb Cable Stitch



  1. Cindy Ball

    February 25, 2011

    Hoping todays stich will be the seed stitch.

  2. Jessica

    June 9, 2013

    I absolutely adore this. Thank you (: