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Is this herringbone?

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Not hettingbone. smile.gif

Study these images.
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&complete=0&q=herringbone&bav=on.2,or.&bvm=bv.44158598,d.dmg&biw=1067&bih=487&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=DCdRUf63N8rD4AORi4G4DQ

The word herring bone and the pattern is directly inspired by or is compared to the fish. It literally, appears as herring fish bones, or in the likeness of.





Hope this helps.
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Nope. Sharkskin (aka pick-and-pick).

 

This isn't perfect (outdated names for some things, lots of patterns that haven't been around since the '30s), but it'll help you along a little bit.

 

http://putthison.com/post/39481897609/learning-basic-patterns-and-weaves-if-youre

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