The Vertical Herringbone Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #70

Stitch Description

The Vertical Herringbone Stitch pattern is created by selectively using increases and decreases to make a series of columns with a zig-zag motif. The effect is similar to that of herringbone fabric. This pattern travels vertically, but there is also a horizontal herringbone stitch.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
k2tog
Knit Two Together
krl
Knit Right Loop


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 7 + 1

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 7 + 1

  • Row 1 (WS): Purl.
  • Row 2: *K2tog, k2, krl, k2; rep from * to last st, k1.
  • Row 3: Purl.
  • Row 4: K1, *k2, krl, k2, k2tog; rep from * to end.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 4 until you have reached your desired length.

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Learn how to knit the Vertical Herringbone Stitch

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