The Reverse Stockinette Chevron Stitch :: Knitting Stitch #72

Stitch Description

The Reverse Stockinette Chevron Stitch is a simple knit and purl pattern that creates a wavy texture. It’s perfect for large pieces of fabric, like sweaters, afghans, and bags.

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Knit Stitch
Purl Stitch

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 6

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 5

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiples of 6 + 5

  • Row 1 (RS): K5, *p1, k5; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K1, *p3, k3; rep from * to last 4 stitches, p3, k1.
  • Row 3: P2, *k1, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 4: P1, *k3, p3; rep from * to last 4 stitches, k3, p1.
  • Row 5: K2, *p1, k5; rep from * to last 3 stitches, p1, k2.
  • Row 6: Purl all stitches.
  • Repeat rows 1 – 6 until you have reached your desired length.

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