Horizontal Herringbone Stitch

Stitch Description

The Horizontal Herringbone stitch is not easy to master. This is a complicated, but beautiful stitch that creates a woven looking fabric similar to the herringbone material used to make men’s suits. It’s gorgeous lines add class and sophistication to patterns like scarfs, cowls, and bags.

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Abbreviations

SSK
Slip Slip Knit
P2TOG
Purl Two Together


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Advanced

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 2

  • Row 1 (RS): *Ssk, dropping only the first stitch off your needle,* rep from * to last st, k.
  • Row 2: *P2tog, dropping only the first stitch off your needle,* rep from * to last st, p.

Repeat rows 1 – 2 until you have reached your desired length.
NOTE: This pattern will not reveal itself until two full rows have been completed

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