Only knit and purl stitches are used to make up this herringbone texture pattern. A beginner could complete this pattern however, it can be tricky to keep track of all the stitches. I would suggest you only tackle this pattern if you feel confident with recognizing the visual difference between a knit and purl stitch.

Skill level: Beginner +

16 Stitch pattern repeat.

Materials and Supplies

You can use any weight yarn along with the appropriate size needles for that particular yarn. A suggestion of needle sizes often is posted on the yarn label (wrapper).

Craft Instructions

Multiple of 16 + 1.
1st row (right side): [K2, p2] twice, k1, p2, k2, p2, *k3, p2, k2, p2, k1, p2, k2, p2 rep from * to last 2 sts, k2.
2nd row: P1, *k2, p2, k2, p3, k2, p2, k2, p1; rep from * to end
3rd row: K1, *p1, k2, p2, k5, p2, k2, p1, k1; rep from * to end.
4th row:  P3, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2, *p5, k2, p2, k1, p1, k1, p2, k2; rep from * to last 3 sts, p3
Rep these 4 rows.

Knitting Abbreviations:

  • k= knit
  • p=purl
  • rep=repeat
  • sts=stitches

Printable Instructions

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