The herringbone double crochet is a reversible, textured stitch that’s suitable for many project types. It’s thick and dense making it great for projects that will get lots of use.
The herringbone double crochet is incredibly versatile so you can pair it with any weight yarn from lightweight to super bulky. In order to see the stitch clearly and get the “herringbone” pattern use a smooth yarn.
Supplies used in demonstration video:
- Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn
- 5.5 mm Crochet Hook
- Yarn Needle
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Abbreviations & Special Stitches
This stitch pattern is in US crochet terminology.
- Ch Chain
- Dc Double Crochet
- Herr Herringbone**
- Rem Remaining
- St(s) Stitch(es)
- YO Yarn Over Hook
**Herr dc: YO and insert hook in designated stitch. YO and pull loop through the stitch and through the first loop on hook. YO and pull through one loop. YO and pull through two remaining loops.
Row 1: Ch any number of sts. Herr dc in 3rd ch from hook. Herr dc in each rem ch.
Row 2: Ch 2 (counts as st). Herr dc in each st. Turn.
Repeat: Rep row 2 until your project measures the length you want. Fasten off as usual.
see how it’s done
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