How to crochet the Houndstooth stitch

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The houndstooth stitch is a textured, beautiful stitch and very easy to crochet, perfect for beginners, this stitch is the perfect choice for your first project!

I think the houndstooth stitch works very well to crochet cardigans, sweaters, tops, baby blankets, fall jackets, cushion covers.

For this project I’ve used this yarn:

This is a very high quality cotton yarn. The color chart includes plenty of gorgeous colors, you just have to decide what color you like and get started. Here you can buy this yarn: http://bit.ly/3m9VQ6W

 

The gauge for this yarn, for 10 cm (4″) with a 3.5 cm hook: 21 stitches x 18 rows.

Abbreviations:

The pattern uses US crochet terminology.

ch= chain;

sc= single crochet;

dc= double crochet;

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Pattern Instructions for the houndstooth stitch:

The Chart:

Make an odd number of chains.

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 The video tutorial:

The written pattern:

Row 1:

In the 2nd chain from the hook crochet a dc, sc in next chain, *dc in next ch, sc in next ch*, repeat *-* until the end of the row;

Row 2:

Ch 1, dc in the last sc of the previous row, sc in the dc of the previous row, *dc in next sc of the previous row, sc in next dc of the previous row*, repeat *-*;

*Make sure that where you have a sc on the previous row to make a dc and where you have a dc on the previous row to make a sc.

Repeat row 2 to complete the pattern.

If you enjoyed this stitch you should try these ones too:

1. Trinity stitch;

2. Alpine stitch;

3. Diamond stitch;

4. Moss stitch.

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