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Bee Stitch

Bee Stitch

The bee stitch uses the knit one below technique to create an interesting textured design that is great when knitting scarves and blankets. It has distinct similarities to honeycomb brioche stitch and the bee stitch does not curl. If you are in need of a fast knitting project, use the bee stitch.

Pattern

Skill: intermediate
Multiple of 2 sts +1

ROW 1 (WS): Knit.
ROW 2: K1, *K1B, K1; rep from * to end.
ROW 3: Knit.
ROW 4: K2, K1B, *K1, K1B; rep from * to last 2 sts, K2.

Repeat ROWS 1-4.

Knitting Abbreviations

K1B (Knit 1 Below): insert needle into stitch below the next stitch on the left-hand needle and knit it in the usual way, slipping the stitch above off the needle at the same time.

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Bee Stitch