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Topic: Looking for houndstooth pattern in crochet - help!  (Read 2015 times)
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« on: September 09, 2010 03:35:23 AM »

All I need is a stitch pattern for a houndstooth effect to crochet. 

A blanket, scarf or whatever is fine as long as the stitch pattern is there.

I have seen a lovely houndstooth coat which is done in crochet mesh and then the vertical rows are woven in to give the houndstooth effect.

While I LOVE the coat, I wonder if there is some way to make the houndstooth effect in crochet without all that weaving afterwards.   Roll Eyes

Any suggestions would be helpful.
I know one of you out there can help!   Grin
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2010 04:41:08 AM »

I made a hook roll (what seems like) ages ago for a swap that was a houndstooth pattern.  I did it in sc, and carried the unused strand of yarn along as I went.  I'm not sure if I have the graph I used for it anymore... I think I just looked it up on wikipedia and used Excel to make a repeating graph.

Anyhow, here's the link: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=246479.msg2807998#msg2807998

If that's the sort of thing you're looking for, I'd be happy to check tonight if I still have the chart on my computer somewhere.

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