How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch- a pretty, textured stitch that’s created using knit and purl stitches. Ideal for beginners!

How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

This Honeycomb Stitch may look complicated, but it’s simple to knit! It’s created using knit and purl stitches. The use of three different color yarns really makes the honeycomb design pop. This stitch is perfect for pillows, baby blankets and throws. The pattern is not reversible.

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I have included both the written pattern and a video tutorial.

How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

For this pattern, I used #4 worsted weight yarn and size US 7 single point knitting needles

Note- Slip all stitches purlwise.

Cast on multiples of 8 + 4 (I did 20 stitches)

  • Row 1 (RS): Using color A, Knit.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: Using color B, K1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 4: P1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 5: K1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 6: P1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 7: K1, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 8: P1, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last st, p1.
  • Row 11: Using color C, K5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 12: P5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.
  • Row 13: K5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 14: P5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.
  • Row 15: K5, sl 2, *k6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, k5.
  • Row 16: P5, sl 2, *p6, sl 2; rep from * to last 5 sts, p5.

Repeat rows 1-16 for pattern.

How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

Looking for more knitting stitch tutorials?

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How to Knit the Drop Stitch

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How to Knit the 3 Color Honeycomb Stitch

I love seeing your finished projects! If you enjoyed making this new pattern- Honeycomb Stitch pattern, or any of my other free knitting patterns, I’d love to see yours on Instagram, just tag me @ginamicheleblog. Happy knitting!

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