Wonders Chevron Crochet Blanket Pattern

Find the free Wonders chevron blanket pattern below!

If you are looking for an easy chevron blanket crochet pattern that works super up fast and is fun to crochet, then this chevron blanket is the one for you!

This chevron uses one simple stitch and is perfect for newer crocheters to try. Read on down to find the free pattern for this crocheted chevron blanket, the yarn you’ll want to use, and then you can get started today.

I am so excited for you to try this chevron design!

The Yarn That Is Perfect for This Chevron Crochet Blanket

This colorful chevron blanket consists of 7 different colors, color-blocked in a unique chevron pattern worked in the back loops only.

Crocheting into the back loops of a stitch creates an excellent ribbed look and gives projects a great texture. It’s always fun to be a little different when crocheting!

I used my favorite yarn, Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice for this project, but any worsted weight yarn would work! Vanna’s choice is a four weight yarn (aka worsted weight) that is available in a considerable variety of colors.

Where to Find Vanna’s Choice Yarn for This Chevron Blanket

Chances are that if you are looking to make your chevron blanket in a specific color of yarn, you will find it in this yarn line.

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The Stitches For a Chevron Blanket

To crochet this chevron blanket, you will need to know how to single crochet! Since this chevron technique is easy to learn and uses only single crochets for the entire project, it is perfect for beginners.

Learn more about the single crochet stitch below with my free stitch tutorials.

If you are a new crocheter, this would be the ideal bigger chevron project to try! You might even like to try my Chunky Chevron Blanket too or the Luna scarf which is a smaller chevron type pattern.

Free Chevron Crochet Video Tutorial

If you’d like, you can watch the chevron video tutorial on how to complete a chevron blanket. Please let me know if you have any questions about this video lesson.

Ready to get started?

Go ahead and read on down for the free Wonders Chevron Crochet Blanket pattern, and you’ll be on your way to crocheting your very own zigzag blanket!

Just a warning… I have been slightly obsessed with chevrons lately, so you may be seeing more projects like this on the blog in the future.

The Free Chevron Blanket Crochet Pattern

Skill Level: Easy

Materials

Abbreviations

  • sc = Single Crochet
  • ch = Chain
  • st = Stitch
  • sc2tog = Single Crochet Two Together 
    • Insert hook into second chain from hook, yarn over the hook, and draw the yarn through the stitch, so there are 2 loops on the hook
    • Insert the hook through the next stitch, wrap the yarn over the hook, and draw the yarn through the stitch, so there are 3 loops on the hook.
    • Wrap the yarn over the hook and draw the yarn through all three loops at once.

Notes

  • You will be working in the back loop throughout the entire project. Here is a blanket tutorial that will help with the back loop: Back Loop Tutorial.
  • How to change colors in crochet. Here is a tutorial: Change Colors in Crochet Guide.
  • Written in standard US terms.

Gauge

  • 13 sc for every 4 inches

Sizing

  • Approximately 34 inches wide by 45 inches in height or the size of a baby blanket when using a starting ch of 135.
  • If you would like to make this blanket smaller or larger, start with a beginning chain that is a multiple of 17.
  • For example: 17, 34, 51, 68, 85, 102, 119, 136, 153, 170, 187, 204, 221, 238, 255, 272, 289, 306, 323, and 340, then add on an additional 16 chains to which ever length you choose.
  • You can use our Blanket Resizing Calculator to calculate different blanket sizes.

Pattern Steps

The entire pattern is worked in the back loops starting with row 2.

To Start: Ch 135 with the first color of choice

Row 1: sc first two st’s together, 1 sc in each of next 5 chains,  3 sc in next chain, 1 sc in each of next 7 chains, * skip 2 chains, 1 sc in next 7 chains, 3 sc in next chain, 1 sc in of next 7 chains, repeat from *across ending with 5 sc’s, you will now be left with 2 sc, sc those last two remaining stitches together (aka sc2tog), turn.

Row 2: Ch 1, starting in first st sc2tog (pick up a loop in each of the two stitches you will be crocheting together, yarn over, and draw through all 3 loops on hook.) 1 sc in next 5 stitches, 3 sc in next stitch, * 1 sc in next 7 stitches, skip next 2 sc. 1 sc in each of the next 7 stitches, 3 sc in next stitch, repeat from * across until you reach last 7 stitches. 1 sc in the next 5 stitches. sc2tog in the last 2 stitches, turn.

Row 3 – 13: repeat row 2.

Row 14 – 26: join in the second color and repeat row 2.

Row 27 – 39: join in the third color and repeat row 2.

Row 40 – 53: join in the fourth color and repeat row 2.

Row 54 – 66:  join in the fifth color and repeat row 2.

Row 67- 79: join in the sixth color and repeat row 2.

Row 80 – 93: join in the seventh color and repeat row 2.

Finishing: Fasten off the end and weave in the loose ends throughout the blanket with a yarn needle.

If you’d like to make more chevron designs, I can help! Explore more FREE patterns using a chevron stitch here on Easy Crochet!

You May Also Like This Crochet Pattern

If you liked the Wonders Chevron Crochet Blanket, you may also like our Ombre Ripple pattern and other chevron patterns listed below as well.

46 Comments

  1. Fellow crocheter says:

    Curious to know. Both sides have the ridges??

  2. I plan to do a double sized bed blanket – how many balls of wool will I need – based on 7 different colours. I canโ€™t get my head around how to work it out. Thanks in advance

  3. Hi! I was wondering if you have an easy pattern like this one for an adult blanket with taller peaks please? I used to crochet with my mom a very long time ago and I remember counting to 13…
    I made a baby blanket from this pattern. I never knew the sc2tog stitch. I LOVE how clean the edges look.

  4. Hiโ€” Iโ€™d like to make this bigger for a friend. For each additional 17 chains, will that add about 4 inches to the width? Iโ€™m just trying to calculate so I donโ€™t have to guess! Thanks!

    1. Hi Lauren,

      You are correct. It will add a little over 4 inches ๐Ÿ™‚

      Krista

  5. Hello!
    Could I do this in double crochet?

    1. Hi Trudy!
      Yes you can! ๐Ÿ™‚ It would work up a lot faster too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  6. I have a question about this pattern. You said to enlarge,the blanket, use multiples of 17 and then add 16. However, your pattern used 136 stitches, which is a multiple of 17. Why didn’t you add the 16 stitches to the 136?

    1. Hi,
      It should have said 135 total. I fixed it. I did starting chain of 119 then added 16 stitches to that. ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. I am not a advanced crochet person, I know a handful of stitches and can and have made many granny square and ripple Afghans before. Always the edges looked horrible. I like your solution and have started on my first using your pattern. I think I will be extremely pleased with the results. Thank you.

  8. Please do you have a link so I could print it off to do it?….thank you

  9. Catharina says:

    You give a listing of various starting chains. I see you have 136 on this list, but in your pattern you say to chain 135. Which is correct?

    1. Hi! It is 136! ๐Ÿ™‚ I fixed it in the pattern. Thank you for finding the typo! ๐Ÿ™‚

      Krista

  10. What do you mean by adding a additional 16 chains to which ever length you choose?

    1. Hi Sandy,
      It means to add an additional 16 chains to the length you chose from the multiple of 17.:) Hope this helps! ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. Hi there, love the pattern! Thank you for sharing. I have one small suggestion for the end of row 1. Thought it should read sc to last 7 stitches, sc5 then sc2tog. I added 2 extra stitches cause I thought I had to sc7 and then sc2tog. Fun pattern. I’m making a temperature blanket for 2017 with it. Happy Crocheting!

  12. Patricia Ryder says:

    Hi there, Thanks for sharing this pretty pattern. I have one small suggestion for the end of row 1.
    It should crochet to the last 7 stitches, sc in 5 and then sc2tog. I now have one end 2 stitches longer than the other. It’s a fun pattern. Making a temperature blanket for 2017.

  13. I chained 186 .. Are the stitches from the current row supposed to line up with the stitches from the prior row? I’m on row two and seem to be coming up short by about one stitch.

  14. How many chains would you recommend for a practice piece?

  15. Beautiful blanket. I would like to practice this pattern.
    How many chains would you recommend for a practice piece?

  16. I want to make this 5 x 6. How many chains to make and how many rows of each color do I put.

  17. I tried to print the pattern and got 12 pages of everything but the pattern. That was terrible,

    1. Hi Marty,
      I recommend Printfriendly.com which will only print the text.
      Krista

  18. I love this and cannot wait to make it. I would like to make a larger one but I don’t know how to work out how much more wool I’d need x

  19. Kelsey Johnson says:

    Whats the purpose of only doing the back loops on this project? Thanks!

    1. Hi Kelsey,
      Crocheting only in the back loops gives it an interesting almost like ridge look to it. ๐Ÿ™‚

  20. Did one ball finish one “colour ” row? Aka. You used 7 skeins of vannas choice to complete the project ?

  21. How many should I increase the initial chain in order to make a larger blanket? On another chevron pattern by you it said increase chain by 17’s to get a bigger size. How about this one?

    1. Hi Olivia,
      You can increase by doing multiples of 17 then adding 16 stitches to whatever length you have chosen. I am updating the post with this info. Hope this helps!

      Krista

  22. Marion Nock says:

    Hi I love the blanket but you have not put what size
    Crochet to use dieing to try it Thanks Marion

    1. Hi Marion,

      You use a size J crochet hook. It is listed under the section materials. Hope this helps.

      Krista

  23. Marion Nock says:

    Hi I love the blanket but you have not put what size
    Crochet to use dieting to try it Thanks Marion

  24. Thank you Krista for pattern “Wonders blanket”.

  25. How many multiple stitches to make this larger.
    I have been looking for this pattern for quit some
    time and am very happy I found your web site.
    Thanks, Olga

  26. I love the pattern. How many multiples to adjust the blanket size?

    1. How many multiple to make blanket larger. I have been looking for this
      pattern for quit some time and I’m so happy to find this. Thanks..

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