The Open Honeycomb Stitch :: Knitting Stitch 232

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the open honeycomb stitch. The open honeycomb stitch creates a cell shaped pattern. The open honeycomb stitch would be great for hats, sweaters, and shawls!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
t2f
Twist 2 Front
t2b
Twist 2 Back


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Cast On:Multiples of 4 + 1

  • Row 1: (Right Side): 1 edge st *T2B, T2F; rep from * to last st, 1 edge st.
  • Row 2: Purl.
  • Row 3: Knit.
  • Row 4: Purl.
  • Row 5: 1 edge st, *T2F, T2B; rep from * to last st, 1 edge st; rep from * to end.
  • Row 6: Purl.
  • Row 7: Knit.
  • Row 8: Purl.

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

Swatch Photos

Example of the Open Honeycomb Stitch. (Right Side)

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

Example of the Open Honeycomb Stitch. (Wrong Side)

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


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