Bee Stitch Afghan Knitting Pattern

afghanbeestSize:
35″ wide x 75″ long Gauge:
30 sts=4″ in Bee Stitch Materials:
Approximately 700 grams sportweight yarn
Size 3 US (3.25 mm) 36″ circular needles
Stitch marker
Tapestry needle

Instructions
Bee Stitch (odd number of stitches)
K1 b Insert needle through center of stitch 1 row below next stitch and knit, slipping stitch above off needle at the same time.
Row 1 (WS): knit
Row 2 (RS): K1, * K1 b, K1; rep from *
Row 3: Knit
Row 4 (RS): K2, K1 b, * k1, k1 b; rep from * to last 2 sts, k2
Rep these 4 rows for pattern. Seed Stitch (odd number of stitches)
Row 1: K1, *P1, K1; rep from *
Rep this row for pattern. CO 265 sts.
Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
Work first 15 sts in Seed Stitch, place marker, work Bee Stitch over next 235 sts, place marker, work last 15 sts in Seed Stitch.
Continue until afghan measures 73″ or desired length. Work 15 rows in Seed Stitch.
BO.
Weave in ends on WS.