How to Crochet Super Sharp Chevrons

If you want to crochet chevrons that are on point, look no further than this sharp chevron stitch. (Say THAT ten times fast!) The points are dramatic, thanks to strategically placed ch-1 stitches at the peaks and valleys. The subtle shell stitch brings balance with its somewhat delicate effect.

Sharp Chevron Stitch

Level: Intermediate

What You Need

Gauge

Will vary depending on yarn and hook.

Abbreviations

Special Stitches

Shell Stitch

(Sc, ch 2, sc) when indicated in pattern. 

Instructions

To start, ch a multiple of 34 + 36.

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook, sk next ch, shell in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times, *sk next 2 chs, (shell, ch 3, shell) in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times, sk next 2 chs, sc in next ch, sk next 3 chs, sc in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 4 times. Repeat from * to last 20 chs, sk next 2 chs, (shell, ch 3, shell) in next ch, [sk next 2 chs, shell in next ch] 5 times, sk next ch, dc in last ch, turn. 

Row 2: Ch 1, sc in first sc and in ch-1 sp of next shell, shell in ch-2 sp of next 5 shells, *(shell, ch 3, shell) in next ch-3 sp, shell in ch-2 sp of next 4 shells, sc in each of next 2 ch-2 sps, shell in ch-2 sp of next 4 shells. Repeat from * to last ch-3 sp, (shell, ch 3, shell) in last ch-3 sp, shell in ch-2 sp of next 5 shells, sc in next ch-2 sp, dc in last sc, turn. 

Repeat Row 2 for pattern, changing color after two repeats. 

Find Your Next Project

Chevrons are great for lots of things — swap in this stitch pattern on your next baby blanket, or use it to replace basics stitches in a simple cowl.

This easy (and quick!) crochet infinity scarf is the perfect for those times when you need to make something and you need it done now (come on, I know I'm not the only procrastinating crafter out there). What makes this project so quick? Crochet is almost always fastest when you work the same stitch across a row and the same stitch for many rows. That's exactly what this cowl brings to the table: the first half of the scarf is worked in half double crochet and the rest is double crochet. Simple. Fast. Perfect.
Kathryn Vercillo

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