How to knit the bee stitch (video tutorial with written instructions)

The bee stitch is a light-weight, textured stitch that can be used to make a variety of items. Here, we will take a look at the specifics for learning this stitch and how you can use it to make some pretty incredible pieces. Let's take a look!
Start by checking out the bee stitch video tutorial below for a breakdown and visual of each step. The main thing to remember is that this stitch requires that you cast on an odd number of stitches. The bee stitch is made up of four rows of stitching. The first one is a basic stitch followed by the pattern of knit one, knit one below, knit one. The third row is another basic knit followed by the pattern of knit one, knit two below, except the last two stitches are a basic knit. Repeat the four rows until you achieve the length that you need.
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Let's take a look at some of the amazing items you can create with this versatile stitch.
Pom-Pom Hat
Knit Picks shows how you can use the bee stitch to create an adorable pom-pom hat for a baby or an adult. Simply follow the rules of the bee stitch pattern and then weave in the pom-pom on top. Absolutely precious!
Bee Stitch Vest
If you want to create something beautiful to wear, try out the bee stitch vest. Pickles offers a step-by-step guide for crafting the shape of the vest and attaching the buttons. What a cute way to stay cozy!
Bee Stitch Washcloth
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Washcloths can be a great way to practice and perfect the bee stitch. Plus, the texture is amazing! Knitting Up a Storm shows you just how to do it. The end result will definitely be an admired addition to your kitchen!
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