Chevron Knitting Patterns
I fell in love with chevron knitting when I designed my Chevron Hat. Chevron and zigzag stitches are an easy way to add color and interest to your knitting projects. And they are much simpler than they look!
Scroll down to see the individual patterns and click on each link to get the pattern.
Free Knitting Patterns
Knit Lace Shawl
Red Heart’s easy shawl features a 4 row repeat and measures 47cm x 137cm (18Â½” x 54″).
Pia Ballerina Stockings
Pretty arrrowhead lace forms delicate chevrons on these thigh high stockings by Senja Jarva.
Reversible Chevron Scarf
Debbie Seton designed this scarf that is adapted to any weight of yarn — the pictured project is in fingering weight.
Red Heart’s 2 row repeat lace afghan pattern uses 4 colors of yarn to make a fashion statement.
Chevron iPad Sleeve
Designed by Tanis Gray
Kid’s Chevron Band Pullover
Designed by Caron Design Team. Toddler/Child: 2, 4, 6, 8 years
Designed by Meg Kealey Myers for Classic Elite Yarns, this afghan is a quick knit in bulky yarn and an easy two-row pattern for the zig-zag. Approx 51″ wide and 63″ tall, blocked
ZigZag Fingerless Gloves
Whole Earth Education designed these mitts that are knit flat with two contrasting colors of yarn and then seamed. Contrasting yarn in the example is multi-colored giving it an extra color dimension. Great for stash busting and quick gifts.
Designed by Patons, this blanket is approx 50″ x 60″ [127 x 152.5 cm]
This shrug by DROPS design is knit with two strands together, one in sport weight and the other in lace weight boucle.
Lace Chevron Top
Vertical eyelets with lacy chevrons make this a perfect summer top.
Chevron Lace Scarf and Shawl
Yarnspirations includes two versions in this pattern.
Salt and Pepper Bag
Knit in garter stitch and chevron pattern.
By the Lake
Textured chevron pattern in a comfortable fit tunic perfect over jeans or leggings. Size: S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL
Easy knitting pattern of my own design. Great for contrasting yarns!
Chevron Wrist Warmers
These wrist cuffs are a perfect use for leftover yarns. But I also think that you could just use one multicolored yarn to get this effect.
Designed by Yarnspirations. Approx 21 x 54″ [53.5 cm x 137 cm] (excluding fringe).
Make Waves Hat
Designed by Yarnspirations, this slouchy beanie perfect for multi-colored or self-striping yarn.
Striped Ripple Throw
Designed by Caron Design Team. 43″ x 61″ [109 x 155 cm].
Designed by Purl Soho, the chevrons in this textured scarf are created with wrapped and dropped stitches.
Rye Chevron Tie
Designed by Saranac Hale Spencer for Pom Pom Quarterly, the chevron stitch pattern in this tie forms natural tie point unlike other knit ties. Note that the pattern link is difficult to see on the pattern page. It is in the paragraph under the second image on the page.
Walt Painted Chevron Baby Blanket
Designed by Danielle Romanetti, size is 23″ x 35″ after blocking
Chevron Leaf Scarf and Shawl
Knit either a scarf or shawl with this Yarnspirations pattern with an unusual twist that creates a leaf pattern with chevron lace.
Mareike Sattler designed this elegant scarf that has a subtle chevron texture and knit lengthwise.
Designed by Nora Gaughan, this pattern for a chevron texture stole in worsted weight yarn is charted. Width: 14.5 inches Length: 84 inches. The first picture on the pattern page is not appealing — I can’t imagine why they used it — but the other pictures of the wrap show how nice it is.
Norah Gaughan designed this lace button-front cardigan for Berroco. Sized for X-Small, Small, Medium, Large, 1X and 2X
Fractured Light Hat
Kirsten Kapur designed this lace slouchy hat that looks great with variegated yarn. Also has a matching pattern for fingerless mitts!
Ten Stitch Zigzag Throw or Blanket
Frankie Brown designed this ingenious pattern is worked with garter stitch strips ten stitches wide that are joined as you knit so there is no seaming! You can also use this pattern for scarves.
Patterns for Purchase
Blue Rhapsody Afghan
This fringed afghan features columns of chevron lace alternating with textured stitches. One of 5 patterns in AFGHAN MEDLEY TO KNIT eBook
This sweater by Melissa LaBarre features a cowl neck, zigzag cables, and pockets at the seams. Sizes 34 (38, 42½, 46½, 50)”
A very easy knitting pattern suitable for the new to knitting. Knit in chevron strips of Garter Stitch that are sewn together to finish the afghan
Melissa Wehrle knits laceweight on big needles to create a slinky, silky, fabric punctuated by simple zigzagging eyelets. with a deep cowl and ribbed edges with the same fluid drape. Sized for bust 33½ (36½, 39, 42, 45, 47½)” bust circumference. Tunic shown measures 36½”.
Men’s Driving Gloves
These mitts allow for fingers to have a larger range of motion and have extra cushioning around the center on the hand for a heightened warmth.
Pan Am Jacket
A modern-retro styling with chevron texture, trapeze silhouette, and mitered borders. Finished Size: 33½ (37½ , 40, 44¾ , 50½ )” bust circumference
This diagonally striped top is worked in 10 sections to form zigzags of color. Sizes Small (Medium, Large, XL, 2X, 3X)
The shawl is made in two identical pieces that are grafted together at the midpoint of the shawl.
As your baby grows, Taiga Hilliard’s pattern will adapt from a dress to a tunic. Top down design with a pretty chevron lace pattern on the yoke and skirt. Sizes – 0-3 months (6 months, 12 months, 18 months)
Bambi Baby Blanket
This blanket pattern is an easy 4 row repeat, made up of knit and purl stitches.
Chevron Lace Headband
Quick and easy ear warmer with fun lace pattern.
Width: 8″/20.5cm; Height: 7.5″/19cm; Depth: 3″/7.5cm.