The Wasp's Nest Stitch
The Wasp's Nest stitch is a great knit stitch variation and a member of the Knit & Purl Stitch family.
The stitch clearly resembles a wasp's nest with it's raised 3-dimensional hexagonal texture. The effect is created by twisting or crossing stitches then knitting them, basically, a mock cable effect without the need for a cable needle.
On first look, these cross knit stitches may seem intimidating, but if it's new to you, try a few practices on a test swatch, and we're sure you'll pick it up pretty quickly.
The stitch has a little bit of give to it and is excellent for paneling on sweaters or if you want to go the full hog, would be fabulous for hats.
Raring to go? Ok, lets head to the instructions...
Cast on multiples of four stitches for your project.