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September 5, 2020

Easy Loom Knit Houndstooth | Free Pattern with Charts and Video

Inside: Learn this easy loom knit houndstooth stitch pattern with charts in 2 sizes.

There’s nothing like a classic houndstooth pattern!  Whether you like bold, bright contrasts or subtle, muted blending this stitch pattern can fit your style.

You’re going to love how easy it is to loom knit this two-color design.  This pattern includes both small and large houndstooth design charts so you can adapt this stitch pattern to any size yarn and loom.

loom knit houndstooth square in orange and cream

Not a loom knitter? Try the following needle knit or crochet versions of the stitch pattern:

How to Crochet Houndstooth
How to Knit Houndstooth

Loom Knit Houndstooth

By Kristen Mangus

A downloadable PDF of this pattern is available in my Etsy store and from Ravelry at the links below:

MATERIALS

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easy loom knit houndstooth in red and blue with loom

Yarn
Super bulky (#6) weight yarn in 2 colors
Bernat Beyond (120g/ 4.2 oz, 73 meters/ 80 yd.) used in sample.
Contrast A: Red, White & Boom
Contrast B: Navy

Loom
⅝” Large Gauge (LG) loom with at least  20 pegs (Multiple of 4)
Knitting Board Flexee Loom Chunky used for sample.

Tapestry needle

ABBREVIATIONS
K = Knit (U wrap knit stitch)
Rep = Repeat
St(s) = Stitch(es)

If you want a refresher on loom knitting basics see the blog posts below to get started:
13 Questions for Beginner Loom Knitters
How to Loom Knit Basics
How to Loom Knit Basic Stitch Patterns
How to Loom Knit in the Round

GAUGE
12.5 sts x 16 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch

SKILL LEVEL Easy

MEASUREMENTS 
Approx 6.25” x 6” (15.9 cm x 15.2 cm)

NOTES

The houndstooth stitch pattern uses stockinette stitch so it will curl at the edges as written. Add border stitches in garter or seed stitch or knit in the round to prevent curling.

Chart – This pattern uses a color chart to show the stitch pattern.  Each square on the chart is one stitch. All stitches are knit.

Alternate size – This stitch pattern can be used on any loom with appropriate yarn gauge and a multiple of 4 pegs. 

INSTRUCTIONS

With A cast on 20 sts.

Foundation Row: K all.

Following chart below work 5 repeats ending on Row 4. 

Ending Row: With A, K all.  

Bind off loosely.

CHARTS

Small Houndstooth

small houndstooth chart

Large Houndstooth

large houndstooth chart

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Easy Loom Knit Houndstooth Tutorial Video

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Try these other easy loom knit stitch patterns:

Beginner Stitch Patterns
Sisal and Seagrass Stitches

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Kristen Mangus
About Kristen Mangus
Kristen is a multi-talented entrepreneur with a heart as big as Texas. She is the Owner, Host and Creative Director of GoodKnit Kisses. GoodKnit Kisses is a company positioned to inspire, encourage and empower people through education and design. She’s built a large and loyal on-line community of followers by sharing her personal passion for knitting and all things creative through YouTube video tutorials, Facebook live broadcasts, blogs and patterns. Her vision is to leave an inspired crafting world for future generations that continues to teach and reach others. She and her husband, John, have three amazing kids.

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