Multicolored Stitch: Bobbles and Brambles

Amazing colorful stitch. Bobbles and Brambles

The Bobbles and Brambles stitch that looks amazing and seems to be a great pattern to make in as many colors as you wish, although it looks great in only two colors as well! 

Skill Level: Intermediate
Materials used 
Yarn: Caron simple soft. It is made from 100% acrylic to be soft and machine washable.
Needle Size: 4.50mm.
Abbreviations:
- K, P: Knit, purl.
- Sl: Slip stitch purlwise.
- M5: (k1, yo, k1, yo, k1) all in one stitch.
- K5tog: Knit 2 sts together, knit 3 sts together, pass the second stitch over the first stitch.
- Cross stitch: Drop long stitch on left hand needle and let hang in front of work. Slip next 2 stitches to right hand needle. Drop 2nd long stitch. Insert left hand needle into first dropped stitch, slip 2 stitches on right hand needle back to left hand needle and insert left hand needle into 2nd dropped stitch, knit 4.
Video tutorial on how to knit the Bobbles and Brambles stitch
Pattern
With color A, cast on a multiple of 5 sts + 1  and then worked one row of purl.
Row 1 – right side: With color A, knit.
Row 2: With color A, p1, * p1 wrap yarn twice around needle, p2, p1 wrap yarn twice around needle, p1; rep from * to end.
Row 3: With color B,  k1, * sl 1, k2, sl 1, M5; rep from * to last 5 sts,  sl 1, k2, sl 1, k1. (Slip stitches with yarn in back  and drop extra wrap)
Row 4: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p2, sl 1, k5; rep from * to last 5 sts,  sl 1, p2, sl 1, p1. (Slip stitches with yarn in front)
Row 5: With color B, k1, * sl 1, k2, sl 1, p5; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 1, k2, sl 1, k1. (Slip stitches with yarn in back)
Row 6: With color B, p1, * sl 1, p2, sl 1 , k5tog; rep from * to last 5 sts, sl 1, p2, sl 1, p1. (Slip stitches with yarn in front)
Row 7: With color A, k1, * cross stitch, k1; rep from * to end.
Row 8: With color A, purl.
Repeat Rows 1 - 8.