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Honeycomb (pattern)

​A blackwork pattern made up of a series of hexagons with a box inside and is a mid-scale pattern. Its honeycomb effect makes it good for more natural designs.

Honeycomb (pattern) is generously sponsored by Linda Hennessy

Structure of stitch

Embroidery Techniques

Identifying Honeycomb (pattern)

​Rows of interconnected hexagons with an individual box in each hexagon.


  • Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.147