Yes, this crochet stitch is easy and has a gorgeous texture!
And not least, the Herringbone Double Crochet stitch works up quickly. How fantastic is that?! If you’re on the lookout for a stitch that creates an almost knit-like texture, that’s thick and luxurious, this just might be the one.
It’s great in all kinds of yarn including super bulky, making it an excellent choice for scarves, super scarves and cowls that you can crochet in a hurry and yet have a dense and warm texture. It’s perfect for the traditional afghans, throws and blankets, too! It would also look fabulous in projects using your favorite variegated yarn colors.
As the Herringbone Double Crochet stitch the equivalent height of double crochet you might want to try using it as a substitute in a pattern that calls for double crochet; you’ll get a lovely textured effect.
This fabulous video tutorial is free! It’s by crochet designer Jess of Make & Do Crew. You’ll find not only the video but some very helpful tips and pointers and written instructions that will help you in reinforcing what you’ve learned.
As a bonus, you’ll also find her free pattern (photo below) that uses the Herringbone Double Crochet stitch; the Bixby Cowl. Made with chunky yarn, it’s cozy and beautiful!
If you’re on the lookout for even more free video and photo tutorials for crochet stitches and techniques, just scroll down for the links to previous features here at Crochet Maze!
As always, happy crocheting!
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