Bee Stitch Knitting Pattern

This Bee Stitch Pattern is a vintage Brioche knit, which means it’s light, fluffy, has some great dimension. It’s great for knitting scarves, hats, blankets, sweaters, and knit neckties! The knitting technique K1B Knit One Below stitch helps this pattern get its unique texture. Along with up-close photos of my knitting samples, you’ll find links to all the techniques, a printable written pattern, and video tutorial.

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Bee Stitch Knitting Pattern

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KNITTING MATERIALS

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My sample was created with size 7 US knitting needles and worsted weight yarn. Feel free to use any appropriately sized yarn and needles for your creative project.


KNITTING TECHNIQUES Bee Knit Stitch Pattern

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Slip Knot 
• CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
• K = Knit Stitch 
• K1B = Knit 1 Below
• BO = Bind Off
Weave In Ends


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Right and Wrong Sides of the Bee Stitch Knitting Pattern


Bee Stitch Knitting Pattern and Video Tutorial

Bee Stitch Knitting Pattern and Video Tutorial

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

This Bee Stitch Pattern is a Brioche knit, which means it's light, fluffy, has some great dimension.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Odd Number of Stitches

  1. Row 1 (Wrong Side): Knit All
  2. Row 2 (Right Side): K1, * K1B, K1 * (repeat between asterisks)
  3. Row 3: Knit All
  4. Row 4: K2, K1B, * K1, K1B *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Odd Number of Stitches

  1. Row 1 (Wrong Side): Purl All
  2. Row 2 (Right Side): K1, * K1B, K1 * (repeat between asterisks)
  3. Row 3: Purl All
  4. Row 4: K2, K1B, * K1, K1B *

Notes

  • Pattern begins with the Wrong Side (back) of the work.
  • Repeat Rows 1 – 4 until your piece is the length you desire.
  • Lies Flat.

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