The Bee Stitch creates a thick fabric with a textured surface, reminiscent of a honeycomb. Using the Knit One Below stitch found in the Fisherman’s rib, this pattern makes a fluffy and light fabric. Although it looks complicated, the bee stitch is relatively easy to knit. It’s unique texture make it standout, and perfect for large projects. It also has an attractive wrong side.
Use this stitch in blankets, scarves, hats, and even sweaters
Alternate Version: Two-Color Bee Stitch
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.