Fancy Knitting Stitch: the Mock Honeycomb Stitch

Fancy Knitting Stitch: the Mock Honeycomb Stitch.

Here we are with yet another easy and eye-catching fancy knitting stitch (as you know, our favourite kind 😄): the Mock Honeycomb Stitch, with its raised geometrical design on a Stocking Stitch base.

Mock Honeycomb Knitting Stitch

Mock Honeycomb Knitting Stitch

For this tutorial, we used:

Let’s begin!

Mock Honeycomb Stitch Tutorial

Cast on a multiple of 4 + 3 stitches.

Rows 1 and 3:
  • *Knit 3 stitches, 1 slip stitch on the right side (slip 1 stitch purl-wise, holding the yarn behind the left needle)*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. End with 3 knit stitches.
Rows 2 and 4:
  • Purl 3 stitches, *1 slip stitch on the wrong side (slip 1 stitch purl-wise, holding the yarn in front of the left needle), purl 3 stitches*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.
Row 5:
  • Knit row.
Row 6:
  • Knit 3 stitches, *purl 1 stitch, knit 3 stitches*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.
Rows 7 and 9:
  • *Knit 1 stitch, *1 slip stitch on the right side, knit 2 stitches*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row. End with 1 knit stitch, 1 slip stitch on the right side, 1 knit stitch.
Rows 8 and 10:
  • Purl 1 stitch, 1 slip stitch on the wrong side, purl 1 stitch, *purl 2 stitches, 1 slip stitch on the wrong side, purl 1 stitch*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.
Row 11:
  • Knit row.
Row 12:
  • Knit 1 stitch, purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch, *knit 2 stitches, purl 1 stitch, knit 1 stitch*.
  • Repeat from * to * until the end of the row.

 

Repeat Rows 1 – 12 until your piece is the length your project requires.

Mock Honeycomb Stitch Chart

Mock Honeycomb Stitch Chart

Mock Honeycomb Stitch Chart

Which knitting project are you envisioning this stitch on? Let us know in the comments below and share your creations on Instagram using the hashtag #bettaknit!

If you enjoyed this geometrical fancy stitch, you will also love the Diamond Stitch!

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