Today's stitches will be
Herringbone and half double herringbone
This stitch is a multiple of 7 plus 1
R1: (wrong side) - purl
R2: * k2tog, k2, inc as follows, insert point of right hand needle from the top down through the (purled) head of the st below next st, and k; then k the st above; k2; rep from *, end k1.
R4: k1, *k2, inc as r2, k2, k2tog; rep from *.
Rep R 1- 4.
Half double herringbone
Any number of stitches plus 2.
R1: hdc across. Ch 2 turn.
R2: * draw up a loop, pull thru 1 loop on the hook, yo, pull thru 2 loops.
Repeat these 2 rows until you have a square.