How do you knit a herringbone stitch?

Is Herringbone stitch difficult?

A beautiful stitch with incredible versatility, herringbone looks great on just about everything. But this stitch can also cause frustration for new knitters, not because it’s difficult to execute, but because it’s a little unusual.

Does herringbone stitch use more yarn?

Herringbone stitch will make a very warm garment or a lovely handbag. It also uses a fair amount more yarn than stocking stitch would. Row 2: P2tog and keep on left needle, P the 1st stitch again and then drop both stitches off the needle together.

Does herringbone stitch curl?

Herringbone stitch is a stockinette type stitch, meaning it’s always knits on the right side, and always purls on the back. Because of this, it tends to curl.

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