The houndstooth pattern is produced by using 1+1 or 2+2 contrasting yarns (typically black and white) on a weave of type 2-2. The houndstooth pattern is also known under the French name pied-de-poule.
For more information on the houndstooth pattern, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Houndstooth.
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Published: March 16 2011