The Bee Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #164

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the bee stitch. This pattern uses the knit one below stitch to create an interesting textured fabric that is great when used in pillows and blankets. It has similarities to honeycomb brioche.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
k1b
Knit 1 Below


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 2: *K1, k1b; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: Knit all stitches.
  • Row 4: K2, *k1b, k1; rep from * to last 2 stitches, k2.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Bee Stitch

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