Zigzag Chains crochet stitch features chain stitches arranged in zigzag column pattern. Despite it involving basic stitches, it has a bit more texture than expected.
The pattern repeats over 4 stitches and 2 rows. You can feature this simple stitch in several projects such as blankets and afghans.
Zigzag Chains Crochet Stitch Pattern Video Tutorial
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Zigzag Chains Crochet Stitch Crochet Chart
This free pattern is written using US crochet terms.
|st (s)||stitch (es)|
Foundation ch: (Multiple of 4) + 1, plus 3 beg ch.
For example, start with (4 x 5) + 1 + 3 = 24 ch for a sample swatch.
|Row 1 (RS):||1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1sc in same st, * ch3, sk next 3 ch, (1dc, 1sc) in next ch; rep from * to end, turn.|
|Row 2:||ch3 (does not count as a st), sk 1st sc, (1dc, 1sc) in next dc, * ch3, sk next ch3-sp and sc, (1dc, 1sc) in next dc; rep from * to end, sk t-ch, turn.|
Repeat Row 2 of this free crochet stitch pattern until you have reached the desired length for your work.
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