How to Crochet the Simple Chevron Stitch

This stitch was originally posted on April 28, 2012

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the simple chevron stitch. This pattern creates rows of diagonal stitches that result in a zig-zag border. It is great for afghans.

Skill: Easy
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 12 + 2

For this pattern you will need to know the following techniques:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc

Pattern Instructions:

Row 1: Sc 2 into 2nd st, *sc 5, skip 1 ch, sc 5, sc 3 into next st; rep from * to last 12 sts, sc 5, skip 1 ch, sc 5, sc 2 into last st. ch 1, turn.
Row 2: Sc 2 into 2nd st, *sc 5, skip 2 ch, sc 5, sc 3 into next st; rep from * to last 12 sts, sc 5, skip 2 ch, sc 5, sc 2 into last st. ch 1, turn.

Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.

After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:

Example of the Simple Chevron Stitch
Example of the Simple Chevron Stitch (click for larger)

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