Chevron Stripes Stitch is a classic chevron pattern with a zigzag design using simple knit and purl. It’s basically alternating chevrons of knits and purls in a chessboard-like arrangement.
It is one of the simplest chevron knitting patterns you can use in any type of knitting project, be it pullovers, cardigans, afghans, or cushion covers.
(Multiple of 18) + 9 stitches
This free knitting pattern instructions are written in US terms, and you can also check out other common knit abbreviations.
|st (s)||Stitch (es)|
CO a (Multiple of 18 sts) + 9 sts. For example, you can cast on (18 x 1) + 9 = 27 stitches to knit a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (RS):||p4, k1, p4, * k4, p1, k4, p4, k1, p4; rep from * to end.|
|Row 2:||k3, * p3, k3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 3:||p2, k5, p2, * k2, p5, k2, p2, k5, p2; rep from * to end.|
|Row 4:||k1, p7, k1, * p1, k7, p1, k1, p7, k1; rep from * to end.|
|Row 5:||k4, p1, k4, * p4, k1, p4, k4, p1, k4; rep from * to end.|
|Row 6:||p3, * k3, p3; rep from * to end.|
|Row 7:||k2, p5, k2, * p2, k5, p2, k2, p5, k2; rep from * to end.|
|Row 8:||p1, k7, p1, * k1, p7, k1, p1, k7, p1; rep from * to end.|
Repeat these free knitting pattern instructions of Chevron Stripes (8 rows) until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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Check out other easy-to-learn ‘Knits and Purls’ knitting patterns:
- Spirals Stitch Pattern
- Flowered Columns Stitch Pattern
- Garter Rib Stitch Pattern
- Chevron Seed Stitch Pattern
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