How to Knit Woven Herringbone Pattern

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If you are ready to try something new and different in your knitting, take a look at the woven herringbone stitch. This stitch brings texture and design to your knitting while maintaining a dense look and feel which is great for mittens and hot pads.

Things You'll Need

  • Knitting needles
  • Adequate Lighting
  • Medium to heavy gauge yarn
  • Begin by knitting row 1. To do this knit 2, slip 2 stitches and wrap your yarn in front of your work and knit 2. Repeat the knit 2, slip 2 pattern until you are finished with the row.

  • Go on to row 2. Purl 1, slip 2 stitches and wrap your yarn behind your work and purl 2. Repeat the slip 2, wrap to back, purl 2 pattern until you are finished with the row. End by purling 1.

  • Start row 3. Slip 2 stitches and wrap your yarn in front of your work, knit 2, slip 2 stitches and wrap your yarn in front of your work again. Repeat the knit 2, slip 2 and wrap to the front pattern until you are finished with the row.

  • Knit row 4. Purl 3, slip 2 stitches and wrap your yarn behind your work and purl 2. Repeat the slip 2, wrap to back, purl 2 pattern until you are almost finished with the row. End your last repetition with purl 1 instead of purl 2.

  • Repeat rows 1 through 4 twice for rows 5 through 12. For row 13 repeat row 3, for row 14 repeat row 2, for row 15 repeat row 1 and for row 16 repeat row 4. To complete rows 17 through 24, repeat rows 13 through 16 twice.

Tips & Warnings

  • Always check your gauge first before making a project with any stitch.
  • This stitch is very dense. It makes a good choice for items that need extra durability or temperature resistance, such as oven pads or mittens.
  • This stitch is worked from the right side. Be careful not to turn it.

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