The 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #230

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the 3 color honeycomb stitch. The 3 color honeycomb stitch creates a multiple colors design. The 3 color honeycomb stitch would be great for baby blankets, blankets, and headbands!

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Materials Used

Imperial Yarn Tracie Too

Tracie Too is a worsted spun version of Imperial’s popular woolen spun Tracie Yarn. With a very soft hand it knits up in a lovely lofty fabric. At 395 yards per skein, this yarn is a great choice for single skein shawl and sock projects. Available in eight rich colors as well as Natural.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
sl St
Slip Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 16

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 4

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 8 + 4

  • Note: Slip all sts purlwise.
  • Row 1: (Right Side): Using color A, knit.
  • Row 2: Using color A, knit.
  • Row 3: (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 4: (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 5: (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 6: (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 7: (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 8: (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 9: (Using color A): knit.
  • Row 10: (Using color A): knit.
  • Row 11: (Using color C): k5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 12: (Using color C): p5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.
  • Row 13: (Using color C): k5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 14: (Using color C): p5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.
  • Row 15: (Using color C): k5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 16: (Using color C): p5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.

Repeat rows 1-16 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch. (Right Side)

Example of the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch. Right Side (Click for Larger Image)

Example of the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch. (Wrong Side)

Example of the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch. Wrong Side (Click for Larger Image)

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