How to crochet the Herringbone in relief stitch

from Annalisa Chelli - 12 September 2020

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Hi! We’re here to make sure your September gets off to a good start! Autumn will soon be upon us and that’s why today we’ve decided to learn how to do a knit stitch with a slightly openwork weft, the Herringbone in Relief stitch. Hokusai is the yarn that has been used, glossy and lightweight it’s perfect for the milder temperatures.

Let’s get started.

hokusai yarn- alpaca and  viscose

How to crochet the Herringbone in Relief stitch

MATERIALS
Hokusai Yarn
col. Natural White 100 g / 3.5 oz
Crochet hook n° 7 EU / US

PROCESS
It’s done on a number of foundation chains in multiples of 16+17.

Row 1: chain 3, skip 4 chains from the hook 2 double open crochet and then closed together (=in each of the 2 following chains double open crochet 1 and then close them together), * + 1 double crochet in each of the 5 following chains, in the following chain: 2 double crochet, chain 2 and 2 double crochet, 1 double crochet in each of the following 5 chains +, 5 double open crochet and then closed together (=in each of the 5 following chains double open crochet 1 and then close them together) *, always repeat from * to * until 14 chains to the end of the round, work from + to +, 3 double open crochet and then closed together (= in each of the last 3 following chains work 1 double open crochet and then close them together)

row 2: chain 3, 2 relief double open crochet worked at back and then closed together (=around each of the following 2 stitches work 1 relief double crochet worked at back then close them together), + 1 relief double crochet worked at front around each of the 5 following stitches, in the arch work: 2 double crochets, chain 2 and 2 double crochets; 1 relief double crochet worked at front around each of the following 5 stitches +, * 5 relief double open crochet worked at back and then close them together (= around each of the 5 following stitches work 1 relief double open crochet and then close them together), work from + to + *, finish off with 3 relief double open crochet worked at back and then closed together (=around each of the last 3 stitches work 1 relief double open crochet worked at back and then close them together)

row 3: chain 3, 2 relief double open crochet worked at front and then closed together (=around each of the following 2 stitches work 1 relief double open crochet worked at front and then close them together), * + 1 relief double crochet worked at back around each of the following 5 stitches in the arch work: 2 double crochet, chain 2 and double crochet 2; 1 relief double crochet worked at back around each of the 5 following stitches +, 5 relief double open crochet worked at front and then closed together (= around each of the 5 following stitches work 1 relief double open crochet and the closed together) *, work from + to + and finish off with 3 relief double open crochet worked at front and then closed together (=around each of the last 3 stitches work 1 relief double open crochet worked at front and then close them together)

row 4: repeat from row 2.

pattern - crochet herringbone in relief stitch

Start with the part that comes before the 1st asterisk, repeat from * to * for all the round and finish off with the part that comes after the 2nd asterisk.

herringbone crochet stitch tutorial

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