German Honeycomb Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern

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] Stitch Pattern Tutorial

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern

Stitch Pattern Details

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Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 4

Stitch 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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