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Honeycomb Patterns

Version One

Honeycomb pattern no 1 from Home Work, 1891

Sample was knit with dk weight wool on 4mm needles

In Words

Cast on a multiple of 6sts + 4

1st, 3rd, and 5th rows: Sl 1, *Sl 2, K1, YO, K2tog, K1, repeat from * to last 3 sts, Sl 2, K1
2nd and 4th rows: Sl 1 purlways, Sl 2 purlways, *P1, YO, P2tog, P1, Sl 2 purlways, repeat from * to last st, P1
6th row: K
7th row: P
8th row: K
9th, 11th, and 13th rows: Sl 1, *, YO, K2tog, K1, Sl 2, K1, repeat from * to last 3sts, YO, K2tog, K1
10th and 12th rows: Sl 1 purlways, YO, P2tog, *P1, Sl 2 purlways, P1, YO, P2tog, repeat from * to last st, P1
14th row: K
15th row: P
16th row: K

Rows 1-16 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.

Charted

Cast on a multiple of 6sts + 4
Commence from row 1 of chart

Chart for knitting Honeycomb pattern no 1 from Home Work, 1891

Version Two

Honeycomb pattern no 2 from Home Work, 1891

Sample was knit with dk weight wool on 4mm needles

In Words

Cast on a multiple of 8sts + 6
1st, 3rd, 5th, and 7th rows: K2, Sl 2, *K6, Sl 2, repeat from * to last 2sts, K2
2nd, 4th, and 6th rows: K2, *Sl 2 purlways, P6, repeat from * to last 4sts, Sl 2 purlways, K2
8th row: K
9th row: K2, P to last 2sts, K2
10th row: K
11th, 13th, 15th, and 17th rows: K6, * Sl 2, K6, repeat from * to the end of the row
12th, 14th, and 16th row: K2, P4, *Sl 2 purlways, P6, repeat from * to last 8sts, Sl 2 purlways, P4, K2
18th row: K
19th row: K2, P to last 2sts, K2
20th row: K

Rows 1-20 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.

Charted

Cast on a multiple of 8sts + 6

Chart for knitting Honeycomb pattern no 2 from Home Work, 1891

Rows 1-20 form pattern. Repeat for desired length.

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