Herringbone Stitch

Herringbone Stitch

Herringbone Stitch 017The Herringbone Stitch looks like diagonals lines all row going to the same way, and the next row all diagonal lines going to the same way, but opposite way than the row before or after, this technique consist in knit (purl) every stitch twice, with the exception of the first stitch of each row. This technique will be better if you use large number size of needles like 10 and up.

 

 

Materials:  

Needles size 15

Yarn size 8


First you are going to Cast On a number of stitches you want to your project.

Row One: you are going to knit through the back of the stitches, knitting two stitches at the same time, but you are going to drop only the first stitch off the needle (picture #3), leaving the second stitch in your left needle. Repeat the same process across row. You are going to knit your last stitch as you normally knit (This will be the right side of your project)

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Row Two: You are going to purl two stitches at the same time, but you are going to drop only the first stitch off the needle, leaving the second stitch in your left needle. Repeat the same process across row. You are going to purl your last stitch as you normally knit (This will be the wrong side of your project)

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Row three and on repeat row one and row two.

Note: If you are using circular needles follow the below steps:

First you are going to Cast On a number of stitches you want to your project.

Row One: you are going to knit through the back of the stitches, knitting two stitches at the same time, but you are going to drop only the first stitch off the needle, leaving the second stitch in your left needle. Repeat the same process across row. You are going to knit your last stitch as you normally knit (This will be the right side of your project)


Row two: You are going to knit two stitches together through the front, but you are going to drop only the first stitch off the needle, leaving the second stitch in your left needle. Repeat the same process across row. You are going to knit your last stitch as you normally knit (This will be the right side of your project)

Row three and on repeat row one and row two.

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