How to Knit the German Honeycomb Stitch

How to Knit the German Honeycomb Stitch

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the german honeycomb stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful eyelet pattern. The german honeycomb stitch would be great for shawls, overblouses, and head scarves!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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A pair of knitting needles


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TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:

Knit Stitch – K
Purl – P
Yarn Over-yo
Purl 2 Together-P2tog
Knit 2 Together-K2tog
Slip Slip Knit-ssk
Purl 2 Together Back-P2tog-b

Skill: Intermediate
Cast On:Multiple of 4 sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): Knit.

  2. Row 2

    P2, *p2tog-b, yo, p2tog; rep from *, end p2.

  3. Row 3

    K3, *(k1, p1) into the yo of previous row, k2; rep from *, end k1.

  4. Row 4

    Purl.

  5. Row 5

    *K2tog, yo, ssk; rep from *.

  6. Row 6

    P1, *(k1, p1) into the yo of previous row, p2; rep from *, end last rep p1.

Repeat rows 1-6 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the German Honeycomb Stitch. (Right Side)

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

Example of the German Honeycomb Stitch. (Wrong Side)

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

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