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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Materials Used

Baby Wool Yarn

Soft, warm and breathable, this cozy yarn is the natural choice for baby blankets, layettes, toys and more. With its charming sherbet palette, it’s also ideal for women’s garments and accessories. Best of all, it’s both machine washable and dryable for fabulous, fuss-free fashions that moms and babies will both appreciate.

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Addi Natura Bamboo Double Pointed Needles

These eco-friendly Addi Natura double point needles are created from strong bamboo stock and have a natural touch. Yarns slide easily over the smooth finish. The approximate US size and exact metric size are stamped on the needle. Perfect for knitting in the round to create that warm winter hat or pair of socks! They carry a lifetime warranty from manufacturer’s defect. A great bamboo needle for effortless knitting!

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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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