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Herringbone Knitting Patterns

by | Nov 5, 2017 | Featured

Knitting Patterns for Herringbone Stitches

A variety of projects using different types of herringbone inspired knitting stitches.

To get the knitting patterns, scroll down the page to the individual pattern you want and click on the link to that pattern.

These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.

All links on this site are for informational purposes, but please note that some links are to affiliate sellers that pay me a small commission on purchases.

Free Knitting Patterns

Free Knitting Pattern for Sunray Cowl or Scarf

Sunray Cowl or Scarf

This versatile piece features a slipped stitch herringbone texture. Designed by Ulli Schober. Bulky weight yarn. Pictured project by AnAbundanceOfLisa. Rated very easy by Ravelrers.

Free Knitting Pattern for Sorceress Scarf

Sorceress Scarf

Stylish triangular scarf or shawlette knit from corner to corner in rows of Herringbone Stitch. Designed by Life Is Cozy. Worsted weight.

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Pillow

Herringbone Pillow

Easy pillow with a woven look knit with the Herringbone Stitch. Designed by Patons who says it is suitable for beginners. Bulky yarn weight.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Hat

Herringbone Hat

Beanie with stretchy herringbone stitch. 3 sizes. Designed by Kelly McClure. Worsted weight.

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Scarf

Herringbone Scarf

Cozy scarf knit in herringbone stitch with instructions on how to keep edges from curling. Designed by Kaitlin Blasing

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Pillow

Herringbone Pillow

Front is worked in Herringbone Stitch; back pieces are worked in Seed Stitch. 20 x 20 in. (51 x 51 cm). Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Lion Brand Yarn. Pictured project by Machiko

Free Knitting Pattern for North Sea Kippers Herringbone Fingerless Gloves

North Sea Kippers Herringbone Fingerless Gloves

Herringbone stitch handwarmers perfect for him and her, with optional thumb ribbing. Knit with bulky yarn. Designed by Kat Goldin

Free Knitting Pattern for Northwest Herringbone Hat

Northwest Herringbone Hat

Beanie with a vertical woven herringbone stitch. Designed by Susan Botts. Sport weight.

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Capelet

Herringbone Capelet

Simple little wrap to wear as an accent over a dress, tank or tee. Designed by The NeedleTree

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Dishcloth

Herringbone Dishcloth

This kitchen dishcloth measures 8” x 8”. The herringbone stitch makes a great scrubbing surface. Designed by Joan Laws

Free Knitting Pattern for Big Herringbone Cowl

Big Herringbone Cowl

Free Knitting Pattern for Big Herringbone CowlThis circle scarf is knit in the round with a two row repeat herringbone stitch in a length designed to be wrapped and keep you cozy. Designed by Purl Soho. Pictured projects by ericamay and nosmallfeet

Free Knitting Pattern for Misty Rainbow Infinity Scarf

Misty Rainbow Infinity Scarf

A two row repeat herringbone stitch creates a colorful cowl with beautiful texture. Photo tutorial of the herringbone stitch included. Designed by Life Is Cozy to showcase multi-color yarn but also creates a beautiful solid color scarf.

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Mitts

Herringbone Mitts

These easy fingerless mitts are knit flat with a herringbone stitch and seamed. Rated easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Belt

Herringbone Belt

Herringbone stitch buttoned belt, with optional fabric lining. Can also be worn as a scarf. Designed by Di Gilpin. Fingering weight.

Free Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Foldover Clutch

Herringbone Foldover Clutch

Super bulky fabric yarn in an easy stitch gives Heidi Gustad’s design durability and style.

Free knitting pattern for Herringbone Neckwarmer and more neck warmer knitting patterns

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Herringbone Neckwarmer

Designed by Breean Elyse, this neckwarmer is a quick knit in super bulky yarn dressed up with giant buttons

Knitting pattern for Chelsea Skirt

Chelsea Skirt

Cecily Glowik MacDonald’s skirt has a delicate lace border that peeks out from under the edge of the herringbone stitch pattern that looks like pleating. Sizes below waist circumference 32 (37 1/4, 42 1/2, 48)” Originally published in New England Knits

Free Knitting Pattern Prismatic Scarf

Prismatic Scarf

Huan-Hua Chye’s easy scarf uses a diagonal slipped-stitch herringbone rib pattern that creates slanting rays of color especially designed to show off variegated yarn, though the texture looks great in solid colors too. Pictured project by Maj

Free Knitting Pattern for Greater Than One, Two, Three

Greater Than One, Two, Three

This slipped stitch pattern herringbone cowl uses just 190 – 200 yards (174 – 183 m) of fingering yarn. Three versions – two Moebius and one regular circular cowl. Designed by Amy Williams to showcase multicolored, specifically Noro, yarn.

Free Knitting Pattern for Tasa Purse

Tasa Purse

Bag knit in Woven Herringbone Stitch. Bag: 12” wide x 7½“ tall. Designed by talitha kuomi. Worsted weight.

Huntress Cowl Free Knitting Pattern | Knitting patterns inspired by The Hunger Games books and movies

Huntress Cowl

Lollyknits was inspired by Catching Fire to design this cowl in a wonderfully textured herringbone stitch, it drapes like a dream and looks like a piece of modern armor. She reports it took her about a day to knit.

Free knitting pattern for Jasmine Scarf and more chevron stitch knitting patterns

Jasmine Scarf

Designed by Purl Soho, the herringbone texture in this scarf is created with wrapped and dropped stitches.

Patterns for Purchase

Knitting Pattern for Chunky Herringbone Blanket

Chunky Herringbone Blanket

Finished blanket measures aproximately 35” x 60” (measured blocked, without fringe). Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by LaReserveDesign

Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Rib Aviator Hat

Herringbone Rib Aviator Hat

Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Elizabeth Seidle

Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Headband

Herringbone Headband

The designer says this turban style headband can be knit in a few hours from only one skein of yarn. Designed by Nutsknitwear

Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Cup CozyKnitting Pattern Set for 8 Cup Cuddler Cozies

8 Cup Cuddler Cozies Set with Herringbone Cozy

This herringbone cup cozy is part of a set of 8 patterns pictured.

Knitting Pattern for Dagny Cowl

Dagny Cowl

This infinity scarf cowl features a mix of garter stitch with a chic herringbone pattern for a classy design. By Cecily Glowik MacDonald

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Knitting Pattern for City Mouse Beret and Cowl

City Mouse Hat and Cowl

One skein of DK yarn makes both hat and cowl in this set. Herringbone and knit stitches create a striking texture contrast in this set, and the loose knit of the hat body makes it the perfect hat shape for many heads.

Knitting Pattern for Tweed Wrap

Tweed and Tassel Wrap

This rectangular shawl features a herringbone style texture created with knit, purl and slip stitches. Tassels and fringe are optional.

Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Baby Kimono

Herringbone Baby Kimono

This baby wrap sweater features allover herringbone patterns. To fit sizes 6–9 (9–12, 12–18) months. Designed by Kristen Rengren.

Knitting Pattern for Herringbone Poncho

Herringbone Poncho

Last Minute Knitted GiftsReversible poncho knit flat in a rectangle and seamed. One of the patterns in Last-Minute Knitted Gifts. Designed by Joelle Hoverson. Pictured project by Amykins


Glenveagh Mitts

The herringbone stitch gives these mitts a classic texture.

Related Post

Chevron and ZigZag Knitting Patterns for hats, shawls, scarves, afghans, baby blankets, purses, and more. Most are free patterns


Terry Matz

meTerry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!

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