Crochet Chevron Stitch Tutorial | 10 Patterns To Try

The crochet chevron stitch creates a classic chevron pattern. The pattern never goes out of style and is often found in home interiors.

CROCHET CHEVRON STITCH TUTORIAL

What Is a Chevron Crochet Stitch Pattern?

The chevron pattern is an inverted V repeated over and over, creating a zig-zag design. It is a very popular pattern that is used in all different types of home decor from drapes and blankets to walls and floors.

When Would You Use the Chevron Crochet Stitch?

The chevron crochet stitch is often used when making:

  • Blankets
  • Scarves
  • Hats
  • Pillows
  • Washcloths
  • Dishcloths
  • Gloves
  • …and More

Step-by-Step Tutorial on How to Crochet Chevron Stitch

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Chevron crochet stitch by Craftsy

Just as with many other crochet stitches, there are several variations of the chevron crochet stitch. In this chevron crochet stitch tutorial, we will show you how to complete the basic chevron crochet stitch using single crochet.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial:

  1. Begin by crocheting a foundation chain. It needs to be in a multiple of 11 + 2. An example would be (2 x 11) 22 + 2 = 24.
  2. Start by creating a single crochet into the 2nd stitch from the hook.
  3. Add one more single crochet into the same stitch. This will give you 2 single crochets in one chain stitch.
  4. Single crochet into the next 4 stitches.
  5. Skip 2 chain stitches.
  6. Add single crochet into the next 4 stitches.
  7. In the next chain add 3 single crochets.
  8. Single crochet into the next 4 stitches.
  9. Skip 2 chain stitches and single crochet into the next 4 stitches.
  10. Add a 2nd single crochet into the last chain stitch.
  11. Chain one and turn your work.
  12. Repeat steps 2-11, working into the previous row’s stitches.
  13. Continue repeating steps 2-11 until you have the length you desire.
  14. Bind off your work.

Now that you know how to create the basic chevron crochet stitch, you can try the raised chevron stitch. You can use this same pattern to create a thicker look. To do this, starting at step 12, crochet into the back loop only instead of both loops.

Raised Chevron Stitch Crochet Tutorial:

Check out the tutorial below to learn how to make your crochet projects POP!

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Raised Chevron Crochet Stitch by The Crochet Crowd

Multiple of 16 sts + 1.
(add 2 for base chain)

1st row (right side): Miss 3ch, tr2tog over next 2ch (counts as tr3tog), *1tr into each of next 5ch, [2tr, 1ch, 2tr] into next ch, 1tr into each of next 5ch**, tr5tog over next 5ch; rep from * ending last rep at ** when 3ch remain, tr3tog, turn.

2nd row: 3ch, miss first st, tr/rb2tog over next 2 sts (all counts as tr/b3tog), *1tr/rf round each of next 5 sts, [2tr, 1ch, 2tr] into next ch sp, 1tr/rf round each of next 5 sts**, tr/rb5tog over next 5 sts; rep from * ending last rep ** when 3 sts remain, tr/rb3tog, turn.

3rd row: 3ch, miss first st, tr/rf2tog over next 2 sts (all counts as tr/rf3tog), *1tr/rb round each of next 5 sts, [2tr, 1ch, 2tr] into next ch sp, 1tr/rb round each of next 5 sts**, tr/rf5tog over next 5 sts; rep from * ending last rep at ** when 3 sts remain, tr/rf3tog, turn.

Rep 2nd and 3rd rows.

Raised Chevron Stitch Video Tutorial

Video Tutorial by Ariane Zurcher – On the Other Hand

10 Chevron Stitch Crochet Patterns

Once you have practiced creating the zig zag crochet pattern using our tutorial, it is time to start a new project. Below you will find 10 zig zag crochet patterns.

1. Simple Baby Blanket Chevron Crochet Pattern by EasyCrochetcom

The zig zag crochet pattern works great for baby blankets. The design never goes out of style, and the blanket can be handed down from generation to generation.

Finished, the baby blanket will measure approximately 32 inches (81.28 cm) x 40 inches (101.6 cm). The intermediate level crochet pattern is written in standard US crochet terms.

Simple Baby Blanket Chevron Crochet Pattern by EasyCrochetcom

Find the Pattern by EasyCrochetcom HERE

2. Ridged Chevron Potholders Crochet Pattern by MillaBillaDK

These chic potholders are made using the rigged chevron technique. The technique creates a 3D zig zag crochet pattern. The potholders make the ideal hostess or housewarming gifts.  

This is an intermediate level crochet pattern. Finished, a single potholder will measure about 7.87 inches (20 cm) x 6.69 inches (17 cm). You should be able to complete a set in about 4.5 hours.

Ridged Chevron Potholders Crochet Pattern by MillaBillaDK

Find the Pattern by MillaBillaDK HERE

3. An Easy Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern by Easy Crochet

Are you looking for a free zig zag crochet pattern? Here is one that creates a gorgeous chevron patterned blanket. The size of the blanket is completely customisable. And to make it easier, the designer has a link to a blanket sizes chart.

An Easy Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern by Easy Crochet

Find the Pattern by Easy Crochet HERE

4. Storage Baskets Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by KnitAndCrochetEvrAft

Work up a couple of these Chevron Storage Baskets to stash away all your stuff. The baskets are super cute and perfect for helping clean up and organize.

The zig zag crochet pattern includes four basket variations. You can make the baskets with or without the handles. The baskets will work up quickly using super bulky yarn.

Storage Baskets Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by KnitAndCrochetEvrAft

Find the Pattern by KnitAndCrochetEvrAft HERE

5. Cooper Chevron Cowl Pattern by Lakeside Loops

Stay warm and trendy wearing this chevron crochet cowl. Using different colour choices, you can make a cowl for everyone in your family.

The pattern includes sizes baby to adult. It is written in English (US) terms. There are both left and right-handed versions. Also included is a chart of the pattern in crochet symbols and a link to a video tutorial.

Cooper Chevron Cowl Pattern by Lakeside Loops

Find the Pattern by LakesideLoops HERE

6. Red Heart Pillow pair Free Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Make a pair of these chevron pillows to add colour and visual interest to your home decor. Place them on your sofa, a chair, or toss them on your bed. They are great for creating a focal point.

The finished pillows will measure approximately 16 inches (40.64 cm) wide x 13 inches (33.02 cm) long. You can use any colour combination when making this free zig zag crochet pattern.

Red Heart Pillow pair Free Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by Yarnspirations

Get the Pattern by Yarnspirations HERE

7. Woman Ripples Chevron Fingerless Mittens Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by AnaDdesign

Are you searching for a unique fingerless mittens pattern? These gloves would make a great gift. They are the perfect for cold winter days.

The PDF zig zag crochet pattern download includes written instructions and pictures. It is intended for an advanced to intermediate level crocheter.

Woman Ripples Chevron Fingerless Mittens Zig Zag Crochet Pattern by AnaDdesign

Find the Pattern by AnaDdesign HERE

8. Chevron Slouch Crochet Pattern by BySincerelyPam

Get ready for the cooler months by working up a few of these chevron slouch hats. The slouch hat is warm, comfortable, and extremely stylish.

This zip zag crochet pattern works up quickly. It includes instructions for sizes toddler, child, and adult. It requires 2 colours of worsted weight yarn and an H hook.

Chevron Slouch Crochet Pattern by BySincerelyPam

Find the Pattern by BySincerelyPam HERE

9. “Chasing Chevrons” Leg Warmers Pattern by ACrochetedSimplicity

Leg warmers are the perfect winter accessory. They are not only cute, but they will also keep you warm. These Chasing Chevrons leg warmers can be made in matching colours or have fun and show off your whimsical side with fun, bright colours.

Pattern sizes included are newborn all the way to adult medium.

Chasing Chevrons Leg Warmers Pattern by ACrochetedSimplicity

Find the Pattern by ACrochetedSimplicity HERE

10. Comfy Chevron Cardigan Crochet Pattern by CarolHladikDesigns

The Comfy Chevron Cardigan features a timeless zig zag design. The pattern is featured around the body and the cuffs. You can wear this cardigan over a tank top, T shirt, or sundress. It is ideal for spring and fall.

Included are sizes XS to 5XL. The zig zag crochet pattern uses a 5.5 mm crochet hook and Comfy Worsted or similar weight yarn. There are instructions for customising.

Comfy Chevron Cardigan Crochet Pattern by CarolHladikDesigns

Find the Pattern by CarolHladikDesigns HERE

Do you love the look of chevron patterns? Get busy working on one of these chevron stitch crochet patterns today.

Are you looking to create a project with visual interest? You cannot go wrong with chevron patterns. They are classic and never go out of style.

If you are ready to start your next project, work up one of these zig zag crochet patterns. Practice your chevron crochet stitch with these chevron crochet blanket patterns.

If you decide to make a blanket with this chevron pattern and need help with changing colors, check out my tutorial on how to change yarn colors in crochet.

If you are new to changing colors in a pattern, this tutorial will be very helpful to you and be sure to share the patterns you make to our Facebook page.

Are you a leftie and want to learn how to crochet faster? Don’t miss this Left Handed Crochet Video Class.

Don’t miss our Zig-Zag Rib Stitch Tutorial, Picot Fan Crochet Stitch Tutorial, and all our crochet stitch tutorials here. Happy crocheting with your new chevron stitch and raised chevron stitch!

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