Inside: Learn how to knit houndstooth with this free stitch pattern including charts in two sizes and tutorial video.
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 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 needle.
Houndstooth Stitch Pattern
By Kristen Mangus
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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
US 11 (8 mm) Knitters Pride Dreamz Interchangeable Needles used in sample.
K = Knit
P = Purl
Rep = Repeat
RS = Right side
St(s) = Stitch(es)
WS = Wrong side
If you need to review your knitting skills, check out my How to Knit Series for Beginners.
15 sts x 15 rows = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette stitch
SKILL LEVEL Easy
Approx 5.5” x 6” (14 cm x 15.2 cm)
Chart – This pattern uses a color chart to show the stitch pattern. Each square on the chart is one stitch. All RS rows are knit while all WS rows use the purl stitch.
With A cast on 20 sts.
Foundation Row (WS): P all.
Following chart below work 5 repeats ending on Row 4.
Ending Row: With A, K all.
Bind off loosely.