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How to Crochet The Honeycomb Stitch (Smock Stitch)

Learn to Crochet The Honeycomb Stitch Video Tutorial and Stitch Pattern

the treble crochet stitch tutorial

The Honeycomb Stitch is a unique crochet stitch that is easy to master with the right technique. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to create the perfect Honeycomb Stitch and make a thicker fabric that's perfect for coasters, potholders, and other sturdy crochet projects.



The Honeycomb Stitch is a great option for those who want to create a dense, textured fabric that's perfect for practical items. With its repeating pattern, it's so satisfying to watch the pattern take shape once you get the hang of how it is worked. Once you've mastered the stitch, you can experiment with different colors and yarn to create a range of different effects.


One of the key things to keep in mind when working with the Honeycomb Stitch is tension – it's important to keep your stitches uniform so that the pattern looks neat and even. Another tip is to use a hook that's slightly larger than you would normally use with your chosen yarn, as this will help to create a looser, more flexible fabric.


To get started with the Honeycomb Stitch, all you need is some yarn and a crochet hook. I would recommend not using fuzzy or textured yarn for the Honeycomb Stitch, as it will hide the texture the Honeycomb Stitch creates.


Where you place your hook for the Honeycomb Stitch is what is tricky and important for this pattern, so a visual is helpful! Please check out the video tutorial to actually see where to place your hook.


The Honeycomb Stitch

Chain an even number.

Row 1: Starting in second chain from hook, single crochet across. Chain 1, turn.

Row 2: Single crochet across. Chain 1, turn.

Row 3: *Single crochet in first stitch, spike stitch in next (two rows below). Repeat from * across the row. Single crochet in the last stitch, Chain 1, turn.

Row 4: Single crochet in first 2 stitches. *SC2tog (into loops of spike stitches from previous row) single crochet in next st. Repeat from * across. Single crochet in last stitch. Chain 1, turn.

Row 5: *Spike stitch (two rows below), single crochet in next. Repeat from * across. Spike stitch in last stitch. Chain 1, turn.

Row 6: Single crochet in first stitch. *SC2tog , single crochet. Repeat from * across the row. Single crochet in last stitch. Chain 1, turn.


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