The Herringbone Edging Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #160

Stitch Description

This knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Herringbone Edging stitch. This edging stitch creates a herringbone motif that adds a little bit of interest to sweater hems, sleeve cuffs, or scarf edges.

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
RT
Right Twist
LT
Left Twist


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 14

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast on in multiples of 2

  • Row 1: (right side) Knit.
  • Row 2: Knit.
  • Row 3: Knit.
  • Row 4: Purl.
  • Row 5: k1, *RT; rep from *to last st, k1.
  • Row 6: Purl.
  • Row 7: k2, *RT; rep from *to last st, k2.
  • Row 8: Purl.
  • Row 9: k1, *LT; rep from *to last st, k1.
  • Row 10: Purl.
  • Row 11: k2, *LT; rep from *to last st, k2.
  • Row 12: Knit.
  • Row 13: Knit.
  • Row 14: Knit.
  • Continue in stockinette until you reach your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Herringbone Edging Stitch Right SideExample of the Herringbone Edging Stitch Wrong Side

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