How to Crochet the Houndstooth Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the houndstooth stitch. Classic houndstooth pattern creates a fabric with moderate drape. It would be good for blankets, pillows, and outerwear garments.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 4

Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Half Double Crochet – hdc
Double Crochet – dc

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: With A, *1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch (point made), skip next 3 ch, 1 sc in next ch **, ch 4 rep from * across, ending last rep at **, turn. Drop A, draw B through let loop, turn.

Row 2: With B, ch 4, * 1 dc in next dc, 1 hdc in next hdc, 1 sc in next sc **, 1 tr in next sc; rep from ** across, ending last rep at **, turn

Row 3: With B, ch 4, *1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 hdc in next ch, 1 dc in next ch, skip 3 sts, 1 sc in next st, ch 4; rep from * across, ending with last sc in top of turning ch, turn. Drop B, draw A through last loop, turn.

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Houndstooth Stitch

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