Simple Crochet Chevron Pattern and Tutorial

Use this simple tutorial to see how to crochet a chevron pattern in crochet, learning the chevron stitch in crochet is easy and fun! Follow the step-by-step chevron tutorial below, and you will be crocheting a chevron in no time at all!

Simple Chevron Crochet Tutorial
Chevron Pattern

Related: Are you searching for more patterns that use the chevron stitch? Try the Neutral Chevron Blanket or the Ombre Wave blanket!

Chevrons create beautiful crochet designs and are great for all kinds of projects from hats to scarves! You could even make a crochet chevron blanket!

Scroll on down to find the easy chevron crochet pattern tutorial to get started today!

You’ll Love This Simple Chevron Stitch!

I love they way chevrons look in projects so much that last year I used the technique to make my Neutral Chevron Blanket. I also designed a unique dishcloth with this exact pattern too! Now back to the crochet chevron tutorial.

The Yarn for This Chevron Pattern

I used a worsted weight yarn for my example, but if you have a different weight yarn that would work perfectly too! Just be sure to use the corresponding hook size to the weight of yarn you are using.

I would suggest trying Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn to get a result that is similar to this tutorial.

Vanna’s Choice

This yarn is made by Lion Brand, and is a Weight 4 – Medium yarn.

Vanna's Choice

Fiber: 100% Acrylic
Yardage: 156m / 171 yds
Hook: 5.5 mm (I-9)
Substitute: Lion Brand Heartland

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Learn How to Do an Easy Chevron Crochet Stitch Repeat

So what else do you think I should crochet up with this tutorial? Any ideas? I am thinking of making a fun chevron scarf or maybe even a hat with it! There are so many possibilities.

I can’t wait to see what you all come up with when using this stitch! I hope you enjoy this chevron pattern tutorial and crochet plenty of fun chevron projects!

Happy Crocheting Friends!

Simple Crochet Chevron Pattern

Skill Level: Intermediate

Materials

Abbreviations

Notes

The Final Chevron Pattern

Pattern Steps

Foundation Row: start by chaining a multiple of 17, then add 16 sts to whatever length you have chosen. (my sample was 33)

Row 1: starting in the second ch from the hook sc2tog, sc once in the next 5 st’s then do 3 sc (makes the hump) in the next st. * sc once in the next 7 st’s, sk the next 2 sts. sc once in the next 7 st’s, 3 sc in the next st (hump) repeat from * until you are left with 7 sts, then sc once in the next 5 sts and sc2tog.

Row 2 – ?: ch 1, repeat row 1.

Chevron Pattern Photo Tutorial

Step 1: Starting in the second chain from the hook, single crochet two together.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
Step 1

Step 2: Single crochet in next 5 stitches, 3 sc in next stitch (hump).

Step 2

Step 3: Single crochet in the next 7 stitches. Skip next two stitches.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
Step 3

Step 4: Single crochet in the next 7 stitches. Single crochet 3 times in the next stitch.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
Step 4

Step 5: Single crochet in next 5 stitches. Single crochet the last 2 stitches together

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
Step 5

Step 6: chain 1, turn your work and repeat row 1 for each row after.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
Step 6

You’re done! The image below shows you the final chevron pattern you should have created. This pattern can be repeated an unlimited number of times to create any size blanket.

Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern
The final chevron pattern!

That’s It for This Chevron Crochet Tutorial

What did you think? Are you ready to make a ton of chevron projects now? If you do, please make sure to share them with me! πŸ™‚

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Common Questions about Chevron Patterns

What is a Chevron Pattern or Chevron Shape?

A chevron pattern in crochet is a zigzag design that creates a ripple or wave with a top and bottom. There can be sharp chevrons or small chevrons, as long as they create a zigzag shaped pattern.

Where Can I Learn How to Crochet a Chevron Blanket?

Learning to crochet a chevron blanket is easy. Use our easy to crochet and beginner-friendly chevron blanket design to make one for yourself.

Browse through These Other Chevron Patterns Too

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Chevron Crochet Tutorial from Easy Crochet - Chevron Crochet Pattern

63 Comments

    1. Hi Marcy,

      Stitches are added at every peak so the blanket with the sc2tog at the ends and within the blanket make it even out. Chevrons are easy to add and drop stitches in, so I recommend using stitch markers to make every 10 stitches so that way you’ll know your exact stitch count.

      Krista

  1. Step 2: Single Crochet in next 5st, then do 3 sc in next stitch (hump)
    It isn’t really 3 single crochet stitches in the next stitch is it? It is a chain 3, then single crochet into the next stitch.

      1. NO, the stitches are NOT connected to the cast on row. I’ve looked at the photograph over and over. I’ve copied it and blown it up. It look plainly like three cast on stitches, attached before and after with single crochet. Help !! LOL

      2. Hi Claire,

        The 3 single crochets form the top of the chevron and are worked into one stitch of the row below. Row 1 is worked into the foundation row chain stitches, Row 2 would be worked into Row 1’s single crochet stitches. I am not sure when you say cast on row and cast on stitches what you are referring to (unless you mean the foundation chain or chain stitches), since that is a term that is used in knitting. I’d love to understand your question better, so I can help.

        -Krista

      3. Oh, you’re so right, it is the Row 1 stitches, not the foundation chain. I did use the wrong terminology. I apologize. What I’m questioning is “There are 3 single crochets in one stitch, which creates the β€œhump” of the chevron”. I understand they create the “hump” but those 3 single crochet stitches are NOT done in one stitch, they are a chain of 3 stitches, started at the last stitch of the 5 sc before them, and then anchored in the first of the 7 sc after the “hump”. The three stitches are not all single crocheted into one stitch. Not in the photograph.

      4. Hi Claire,

        The three single crochet stitches are crocheted into one stitch, which is 3 individual single crochets worked one after another into one stitch from the row before to form the top of the chevron. A chain
        of 3 stitches (which are connecting loops) would create an open space, and that is not what this is. I promise the photograph shows 3 single crochets worked into one stitch, since I crocheted it and took the picture.

        -Krista

  2. I have the pattern pretty down. Just off on my stick at the count. I know it’s a sample that you have the tutorial on of 33. But it says add 16 more stitches at the end of what ever length you may choose. I am wondering why mine isn’t coming out and why did you only have 33 on your sample above I guess without the 16 adde stitches recommended. Can you please help? Many thanks in advance!

    1. Hi Cindy,

      The pattern is worked in a multiple of 17 plus an additional 16 stitches to whatever multiple of 17 you pick. So, I did a chain count of 17 plus 16 stitches for a total of 33 stitches for this example. Hope this helps. πŸ™‚

      Krista

  3. Hi Krista,
    I’m making your chevron ripple pattern, using 2 strands of yarn together, using a 9 mm hook, is this the right amount of chains to use 17 + 16 . Thank you

  4. I really love this pattern I made it for my grandson for his baby shower gift. Now I want to make a house warming gift for my great niece. I want to make it twin size. But I usually over buy for most thing. Can you tell me how to gauge the amount of yarn I should need for a twin size. Ball park figure will do. Thanks for the wonderful patterns.

  5. After many many years of trying to do this pattern ,I’m so please that I came apron your pattern because I have mastered it .A BIG THANKYOU

  6. Gosh I’m in exactly the same situation. I’ve been making chevron practice swatches for 2 days now. I believe I’ve been counting diligently but still wind up with more stitches when it comes to the β€œSC 5 SC2TOG” at the very end. Can’t figure out where I’m slipping β€˜em in!

  7. Hi!
    I started doing the chevron pattern and am finding that I am ending up with extra stitches at either end. Should this be happening or should I consistently have 5 extra stitches at the end of my rows?

  8. Making a blanket for myself as a throw when I have my nana naps in the afternoon and have been looking for a boarder stitch to finisjnig off with and the chevrron stitch should make a nice finish.
    Still have a wee way to go with the blanket size approv 5 ft 6 inches got about 2 feet to go to get to start the boarder.

  9. Love this tutorial. I have been wanting to make a ripple for a long time . I’m making one now to fit on my king size bed in our r.v. thank you for this easy to understand tutorial!

  10. Sc2tog takes 2 stitches. Yarn over then into stitch pull up 2 stitch on hook y.o. into next stitch pull up 3 stitches on hook y.o pull thru all 3 stiches.
    Hope this helps

  11. I loved this ripple blanket, The pattern was super easy to follow and as a beginner I needed the easy pattern. Thanks a million. My granddaughter loved the blanket I made for her bed.

  12. I am crocheting again with my neighbors help. So glad I found your site. Your tutorial for my Chevron Afghan is a great aid.
    Being a returning novice it is easier following instructions.
    Will advise when finished. Thanks so much.
    NanaMary 10/25/2017

  13. Doing your chevon now, I love how easy you explain the pattern. Had to start over again a few times but I’m learning fairly quickly.
    Thank-you so much for making this easy for me. Always wanted to learn to do this but never got it right.
    Would you also have an easy to understand on how to do the ripple?
    Many, many Thanks:
    Susanna.

  14. So at the top how do I make the Hump? For some reason I’m not getting that part,,,Thank you so very much

  15. HI, I am confused, hopefully you can help me, I really like this pattern. I am trying to make a 5ftx 2in throw and really confused on how many chains to start out with.

  16. Has anyone done this in HDC? When I try my peaks are not lining up every time. They seem to go back and forth, It is very frustrating.

  17. Hi so at the end of each row it says there should b 5sts and a sc2tog… And every row the number at the end for me keeps getting smaller?

  18. I made a twin size blanket about 23 years ago and don’t remember how I made it. Thanks so much for sharing so I can make another one!

  19. Just a suggestion to help keep it flat. Crochet through the back of the stitch. My gramma taught me this one years ago and I have just picked it up again.

  20. Holy Moly!!!! I have been so intimidated of the chevron. You made it SOOOOOO EASY!!! A million thanks!!

  21. I hope I can do this as quickly as it sounds and looks. I am in the midst of starting 2 for a set of twins, (girl-boy). My main question is how many humps are good for a baby Afghan, or chains. Thanks for your help and time. Cathy from Indy.

  22. Hi! Absolutely LOVE this pattern and am going to make a blanket from it. πŸ™‚ Is there any way this can also be done in half-double crochet? Thanks!

  23. I love the pattern almost as much as I absolutely LOVE your crochet hook!! Where did you get it? I have a thing for hedgehogs. πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

  24. Is there a good way to finish the project? Also, I’m making a blanket and for some reason the edges are all folding over, and scrunching up in the middle. It won’t lay flat. How can I fix that?

  25. I have long to learn more than single and double crochet for years and your tutorials look very easy to learn from. I’m going to try the Chevron stitch first I would like to make blankets for my grandbabies. Thank you so much for posting the lessons. Actually I have clicked to follow quite a lot of your pins. lol lol

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