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.
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.