This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the ridged chevron stitch. This stitch creates a dense but delicate pattern with a lot of texture. The ridged chevron stitch would be great for baby sweaters, scarves and baby blankets!
Row 1: skip 3ch (count as 1dc), 1dc into next ch, *1dc into each of next 3ch, [over next 2ch work dc2tog] twice, 1dc into each of next 3ch, [2dc into next ch] twice; rep from * ending last rep with 2dc once only into last ch, turn.
Row 2: 3ch (count as 1dc), 1dc into first st, always inserting hook into back loop only of each st *1dc into each of next 3 sts, [over next 2 sts work dc2tog] twice, 1dc into each of next 3 sts, [2dc into next st] twice; rep from * ending last rep with 2dc once only into top of tch, turn.
Repeat row 2 until you have reached your desired length.
Example of the Ridged Chevron Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)
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