Shawls, cowls, mitts, sweaters, and more knit in a checked houndstooth pattern. Updated 1/4/23.
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Hat knit with a two color stranded design of a houndstooth pattern. Designed by Leelee Knits. DK weight yarn. Web version is free.
Beatrice Houndstooth Vest
Sleeveless pullover vest with turtleneck collar and stranded houndstooth pattern. DK weight yarn. Designed by Emma Wright for West Yorkshire Spinners.
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Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 107cm. Designed by Paintbox Yarns. Worsted weight yarn.
4 Row Repeat Houndstooth Baby Blanket
Blanket knit with slip stitch colorwork in a 4 row repeat with a ruffled edge. Designed by Susan Leitzsch. DK weight yarn. Pictured project by Jaruboo and jwalsh3941.
Fingerless mitts with houndstooth pattern in stranded colorwork. Designed by Ellen Gill. DK weight yarn.
Houndstooth and Stripe Cowl
Reversible cowl knit with one half an easy 4 row stripe pattern and the other half a fair isle houndstooth pattern, then folded in half and seamed. Designed by Susan Gressman. Sport weight yarn.
Lata Houndstooth Sweater
Long sleeved pullover knit with a 4 row repeat houndstooth check in mosaic colorwork with contrast bands. Designed by Martin Storey. Size 32-34, 36-38, 40-42, 44-46, 48-50 inches. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by Mashuko.
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Long sleeved sweater knit with a 4 row repeat houndstooth check in mosaic colorwork with double-breasted front for a flattering and fun silhouette. Designed by Cirilia Rose. Sizes Bust (closed) – 32(36-40-44-48-52)”. Aran weight yarn.
Colorful cowl knit in the round with 8-stitch repeat fair isle pattern on a striked multi-color background. Designed by Yarnspirations Design Studio. Bulky weight yarn.
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Felted Houndstooth Bag
Purse with stranded pattern, contrasting blanket stitch edge. Size 11½ ins [29 cm] wide x 8½ ins [21.5 cm] high after felting. Designed by Patons. Worsted weight yarn.
Cuff down socks with houndstooth check pattern in stranded colorwork, heel flap, and short-row toe. Designed by Krista Werbil. Fingering weight yarn. Pictured projects by byhandbyjean and frimptes.
Houndstooth Double Knit Scarf
Reversible scarf with houndstooth on one side and stripes on the other. Designed by Melissa Leapman. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured project by Gauginator.
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Houndstooth Check Mittens
Easily customized mittens in stranded colorwork. Designed by Sarah H Arnold. Worsted weight yarn. Pictured projects by RoseyRex and KGS.
Houndstooth Hound Sweater
Dog (or cat!) sweater in stranded colorwork. Designed by Karen Roman. Aran weight yarn. Pictured project by Jennigoldie and SarahMade.
Slouchy beanie hat knit with a stranded colorwork houndstooth pattern and corrugated ribbing. Designed by Jon Gibson.
This cushion is approximately 18 ins [45.5 cm] square (excluding edging).
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Classic cardigan jacket with shawl collar knit with a 4 row repeat houndstooth check. Sizes To Fit Bust: 81cm to 127cm / 32 in to 50 in. DK weight yarn. Designed by Debbie Bliss.
Two color triangle shaped shawl with stranded pattern of houndstooth and gingham plaid. Designed by Dejana Knezevic. Sport weight yarn.
Note Tote Storage Organizer Box
Traditional houndstooth and gingham patterns take on a modern “pop” in this handy knitting pattern to make this storage basket! The top edge of the container folds down to create a facing. Designed by DesignerKnitsStudio.
Reversible Houndstooth Cowl
This reversible cowl is knit in the round in two pieces and then knit together to create a double-thick fabric that gives you extra warmth and wind protection, trapping warmed air in between its layers. Designed by Joleen Kraft.
Houndstooth and Checkerboard Cup Cozies
These colorful cup cozies are a quick, easy knit and make wonderful gifts. The colorwork middle section gives you extra thickness to keep your hot or cold beverage insulated and your fingers protected. Designed by Betty Clay.
Long-sleeved cardigan sweater. Sizes to fit bust 32-34m 36-38, 40-42, 44-46 ins. Designed by Sian Brown Knitwear Design. Bulky weight yarn.
Slouchy beanie featuring a 4-stitch 4-row houndstooth check pattern using stranded knitting technique. Designed by Fiddle Knits Designs. Sport weight yarn.
A Houndstooth Wrap About Town
Keyhole shawl with loop to fasten in front and short row shaping at shoulders to keep in place. Designed by Kay Meadors. Bulky weight yarn.