German Honeycomb Stitch

Stitch Description

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!

Video Tutorial


Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch
Yarn Over
Purl Two Together
Knit Two Together
Slip Slip Knit
Purl Two Together Through The Back Loop

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 4

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Any odd number of stitches

    • Row 1 (RS): Knit.
    • Row 2: P2, *p2tog-b, yo, p2tog; rep from *, end p2.
    • Row 3: K3, *(k1, p1) into the yo of previous row, k2; rep from *, end k1.
    • Row 4: Purl.
    • Row 5: P2, *K2tog, yo, ssk; rep from *.
    • 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.

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