How to crochet HERRINGBONE STITCH

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Learn how to crochet Herringbone Stitch successfully in this step-by-step photo tutorial below. The Herringbone Stitch is elegant, richly textured and definitely worth taking the time to figure out.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

Challenging yourself is a great way to learn and keep yourself motivated! After you learn the basic crochet stitches, you can form all kinds of decorative stitch patterns. The Herringbone Crochet Stitch is a fun way to add texture to your work. This crochet stitch would be great for cowls, scarfs, blankets and more!

The amazing chevron effect is achieved by working single crochet stitches you know in a unique way. I will say that at first, the herringbone crochet stitch requires both concentration and perseverance but if you practice with small swatches until you are ready to tackle your first pattern, then you will find the process much easier.

In this tutorial, I will show you how to crochet herringbone stitch in rows back and forth. It’s a two row repeat so it’s fairly easy to memorize once you’re a few rows in. 

Learn how to crochet Herringbone Stitch successfully in this step-by-step photo tutorial below. The Herringbone Stitch is elegant, richly textured and definitely worth taking the time to figure out.

Once you master this one stitch, you’ll be well on your way to crocheting your own modern and elegant Herringbone Crochet Cowl!

HERRINGBONE CROCHET STITCH TUTORIAL

  1. Start with a chain any length.
  2. Right side. Work first single crochet in the second chain from the hook working in the back bump of the chain. The needle points at the right place.
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

3. Next, insert your hook into left leg of sc just made.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

4. Now, insert the hook into the back bump of the next chain and pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

5. Continue working herringbone single crochet to end. First, insert your hook into left leg of previous stitch, then insert the hook into the back bump of the next chain. Pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook. Turn.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

6. Wrong Side. Chain 1 (turning chain, do not count as a stitch). Work single crochet in first stitch from the back to the front (the needle points the right direction).

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

7. To work a next stitch, insert the hook into left strand of the previous stitch (from right to left) and then insert the hook into the next stitch working from back to front. Yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

8. Work in the same manner to the end of the row.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

9. Right Side. Chain 1 (turning chain, do not count as a stitch). Work single crochet in first stitch from the front to back.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

10. To work a next stitch, insert the hook into left strand of the previous stitch (from right to left) and then insert the hook into the next stitch working from front to back. Yarn over, pull up a loop, yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

11. Work in the same manner to the end of the row.

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com
How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

Next, repeat instruction for Row 2 – Row 3.

Appearance of RS (right side):

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

Appearance of WS (wrong side):

How to crochet Herringbone Stitch. Step-by-step photo tutorial by mycrochetory.com

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