16 March 2012

Honeycomb Stitch

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Honeycomb, from Pop Knitting
Stitch count: multiple of 22.
Two colors.


Rows 1-15: With color 1, work in stockinette, beginning on WS with a purl row.
Row 16 (RS): 
With color 2, *(pick up 1 st 7 rows below and place it on left needle. Purl that stitch together with next st) 3 times, p16, (pick up 1 st 7 rows below and place it on left needle. Purl that stitch together with next st) 3 times; rep from *.
Row 17 (WS):
 With color 2, knit.
Row 18 (RS): 
With color 1, purl.
Row 19-25: 
With color 1, work in stockinette, beginning on WS with a purl row.
Row 26 (RS): 
With color 1, *k8, (pick up 1 st 7 rows down and place it on left needle. Knit it together with next st) 6 times, k8; rep from *.
Rows 27-32: 
With color 1, work in stockinette, beginning on WS with a purl row.
Repeat Rows 1-32.