The single chevron stitch is a lovely stitch pattern using knit and purl stitches and it creates pretty wavy lines or zigzags across your knitting. It’s very similar to the Ripple Stitch and the Afghan Stitch Patterns which are basically pattern variations. They’re all very pretty and fun to knit.
Chevrons can be thicker or more rounded looking. Or the ‘V’s are more elongated. Some knitted chevron patterns are made with pretty little eyelets for a very feminine, delicate texture. And some stitch patterns are made with different colors for a really vibrant and exciting look and feel.
The chevron stitch pattern looks great on lots of things like knitted blankets, throws, pillow covers and of course it also looks lovely on scarves, pullovers and cardigans too.
Every knitter needs to have a least one single chevron stitch pattern in their library. They have been around since the dawn of time, they’re very popular and the best part of all is they’re lovely. I’d like to try this with a self-striping yarn. I bet that would look great.
Single Chevron Stitch Pattern Details
Abbreviations: k = knit, p = purl, rep = repeat
Pattern is worked on a multiple of 8 stitches.
If you’d like to knit a sample you can cast on 8, 16, 24, 32 stitches.
Single Chevron Stitch Pattern Instructions
1st Row (right side): *Purl 1, knit 3; rep from * all along row to end
2nd Row: *Knit 1, purl 5, k1, p1; rep from * all along row to end
3rd Row: *Knit 2, p1, k3, p1, knit 1; repeat from the * all along row to end
4th Row: *Purl 2, k1, purl 1, knit 1, p3; repeat from * all along row to end
Keep working these 4 rows to create single chevron stitch pattern
Chevron Scarf Knitting Pattern
Red Heart has a lovely free knitting pattern for a chevron scarf and I thought you might enjoy it. It’s pretty simple to make too. Here’s the link for you.
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