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How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

This video 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!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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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.


A Pair of Knitting Needles



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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl-P
Slip-sl

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 8 sts + 4.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Note

    Slip all sts purlwise.

  2. Row 1

    (Right Side): Using color A, knit.

  3. Row 2

    Using color A, knit.

  4. Row 3

    (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.

  5. Row 4

    (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.

  6. Row 5

    (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.

  7. Row 6

    (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.

  8. Row 7

    (Using color B): k1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.

  9. Row 8

    (Using color B): p1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.

  10. Row 9

    (Using color A): knit.

  11. Row 10

    (Using color A): knit.

  12. Row 11

    (Using color C): k5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.

  13. Row 12

    (Using color C): p5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.

Repeat the last 2 rows twice more. 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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Comments

  1. Paty

    April 4, 2013

    Its so beautiful, how can I use this stitch?

    • Johnny Vasquez

      April 5, 2013

      However you want. A blanket, sweater, socks. We give suggestions in the written description as well.