If you are looking for some of the best houndstooth crochet patterns, then this is the list of patterns for you!
Each of the patterns below use the houndstooth stitch to create some unique crochet patterns, such as a houndstooth coat and a houndstooth pumpkin!
But first, let’s learn more about this stitch pattern, so you can learn how to crochet the houndstooth stitch.
Crochet Houndstooth Stitch
Below you’ll learn about the crochet stitches, crochet tools and how to crochet the houndstooth stitch, so you’ll be ready to make all the crochet patterns below!
The crochet stitches in a houndstooth stitch pattern are all easy to learn and include basic stitches like the double crochet stitches and single crochet stitches.
These easy crochet stitches are all you’ll need to know to make this stitch pattern, which means it is a very beginner-friendly tutorial to learn.
Tools & Materials Needed
To make the houndstooth designs below, you’ll need a few crochet supplies and tools on hand.
- Crochet Hook
- Stitch Markers
- Yarn Needle
You may find that you won’t need a stitch marker, but I like to use them to keep my place in the pattern I am working. The stitch marker also helps to keep the stitch from unraveling if I ever sit it down to take a break.
How to Crochet a Houndstooth Pattern Stitch
A houndstooth stitch in crochet is made by alternating a double crochet and single crochet stitch with two contrasting colors row after row. Below, I will refer to the yarn colors as Color A and Color B.
Foundation Row: Chain a foundation chain in a multiple of 2 with color A
Row 1: Ch 1 (counts as single crochet), In the 3rd chain from the hook double crochet, *single crochet into the next chain, double crochet in the next chain, repeat from * across the row, turn.
Row 2: Change to Color B, Ch 1 (counts as a single crochet), double crochet into the next stitch, *single crochet into the next st, repeat from * across, turn.
Row 3 to ?: Repeat row 2 changing colors from A to B for each row.
It is really that easy to crochet a houndstooth pattern!
I hope you enjoyed these free crochet patterns and paid crochet patterns that all use the houndstooth pattern in their designs! Check out a few more of my favorite crochet patterns below as well.
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