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Chevron Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

The Chevron Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern creates thick zigzag rows. This 8-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern is an easy-level project created with a simple combination of knits and purls. It is a great choice for knitting up cozy blankets, pillows, scarves, and more.

Get your free written pattern instructions with video tutorials below. You may also purchase my ad-free Knit Stitch Pattern Book in both hardcopy and e-book formats.

The wide ribbing of the Chevron Rib Stitch is a reversible pattern both the right side and wrong sides of the work display the design equally. See my Chevron Rib Stitch Web Story for a quick overview of this pattern!

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Chevron Rib Knit Stitch Pattern in blue yarn color.

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KNITTING MATERIALS for the Chevron Rib Stitch

Feel free to use any size yarn and needles for your creative project.

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Knitting Materials for Chevron Rib Stitch with yarn, knitting needles, scissors, and tapestry needle

KNITTING TECHNIQUES FOR CHEVRON RIB STITCH

The Chevron Rib Stitch is an easy combination of simple Knit and Purl Stitches. Find my entire library of Knitting Techniques to help knit up this project.


CAST ON AND CAST OFF CHEVRON RIB STITCH

When beginning and ending Rib Stitch Patterns, you may wish to do so “in pattern.” This creates the ribbed texture along the edge for knitted items like sleeves and necks, rather than a solid horizontal edge.

Casting On: Alternating the Long-Tail Cast On Knitwise and Cast On Purlwise stitches in pattern to begin your project.

Casting Off: Alternating the Basic Cast Off Knitwise and Cast Off Purlwise gives the finished edge the same texture as your ribbing.


HOW TO READ THE CHEVRON RIB KNITTING CHART

Further below in this post, you will receive a full graphic knitting chart within the printable pattern card. I have a great tutorial on how to read knitting charts, if they’re new to you.

Looking at this pattern chart, you can see how our Chevron Stitch emerges. First, notice that we are casting on in multiples of 12 stitches by looking at the bottom row of the chart. The vertical row details the knit and purl stitch pattern in an 8-row repeat. I hope this quick video looking at the pattern chart is helpful to you!


KNIT STITCH: 50 KNIT + PURL PATTERN BOOK

Find the Chevron Rib Stitch on page 37-38 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

Knit Stitch Pattern Book with Chevron Rib Stitch

HOW TO KNIT THE CHEVRON RIB STITCH
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Chevron Rib Knit Stitch Pattern in blue yarn color.

Chevron Rib Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

Yield: Chevron Rib Stitch Pattern
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Active Time: 2 hours
Additional Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 2 hours 20 minutes
Difficulty: Experienced Beginner

The Chevron Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern creates thick zigzag rows.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

  • Knitting Needles - Appropriate Size for Yarn
  • Tapestry Needle
  • Scissors

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 12

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P2, K2, P2, K1, P2, K2, P1 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): * K1, P2, K2, P1, K2, P2, K2 *
  3. Row 3: * P1, K2, P2, K3, P2, K2 *
  4. Row 4: * P2, K2, P3, K2, P2, K1 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K2, P1, K2, P2, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * P1, K2, P2, K1, P2, K2, P2 *
  7. Row 7: * K1, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2 *
  8. Row 8: * K2, P2, K3, P2, K2, P1 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 12

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P2, K2, P2, K1, P2, K2, P1 *
  2. Row 2: * P2, K2, P2, K1, P2, K2, P1 *
  3. Row 3: * P1, K2, P2, K3, P2, K2 *
  4. Row 4: * P1, K2, P2, K3, P2, K2 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P2, K2, P1, K2, P2, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * K2, P2, K2, P1, K2, P2, K1 *
  7. Row 7: * K1, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2 *
  8. Row 8: * K1, P2, K2, P3, K2, P2 *

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 8 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

8-Row Repeat

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KNITTING TECHNIQUES

  1. Slip Knot 
  2. CO = Cast On Long Tail Method
  3. K = Knit Stitch 
  4. P = Purl Stitch
  5. BO = Bind Off
  6. Weave In Ends

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KNITTING CHART

Chevron Rib Stitch Knitting Pattern Chart

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