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Wide Chevron Zigzag Stitch Knitting Pattern for Beginners

This Wide Chevron Zigzag Stitch Knitting Pattern creates a bold horizontal texture that is perfect for beginners.

This is an easy-level project created with a simple combination of knits and purls in an 18-Row Repeat Knit Stitch Pattern. It is a great choice for chunky scarves, pillow covers, and baby blankets with its strong, graphic design.

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.

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Knitted Wide Chevron Stitch Pattern in white yarn on knitting needle.

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This is a reversible pattern, meaning that both sides of your work, the Right and Wrong sides, are identical. As a result, this is a great choice to create knitted items that show off both sides of your work, like scarves or blankets.

Find similar Zigzag and Chevron designs with the Chevron Seed, Diagonal Chevron Zigzag, and Parallelogram Stitches.

Horizontal Chevron Zigzag Knitting Pattern Right and Wrong Sides of Swatch

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HOW TO KNIT THE WIDE CHEVRON ZIGZAG STITCH

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

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Find the Wide Chevron Zigzag Stitch on page 75-76 of my Knit Stitch Pattern Book. Get your free printable pattern below!

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Knitted Wide Chevron Stitch Pattern in white yarn on knitting needle.

Wide Chevron Zigzag Stitch Printable Knitting Pattern

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

This Wide Chevron Zigzag Knitting Pattern creates a bold horizontal texture using knits and purls in an 18-Row Repeat.

Materials

  • Yarn - Any Gauge

Tools

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

Instructions

KNITTED FLAT ON STRAIGHT NEEDLES:

Cast On: Multiples of 10 Stitches

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P5, K1, P4 *
  2. Row 2 (Wrong Side): * K4, P1, K5 *
  3. Row 3: * K1, P9 *
  4. Row 4: * K9, P1 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P7, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * P1, K7, P2 *
  7. Row 7: * K3, P5, K2 *
  8. Row 8: * P2, K5, P3 *
  9. Row 9: * K4, P3, K3 *
  10. Row 10: * P3, K3, P4 *
  11. Row 11: * P1, K4 *
  12. Row 12: * P4, K1 *
  13. Row 13: * P2, K7, P1 *
  14. Row 14: * K1, P7, K2 *
  15. Row 15: * P3, K5, P2 *
  16. Row 16: * K2, P5, K3 *
  17. Row 17: * P4, K3, P3 *
  18. Row 18: * K3, P3, K4 *

or

IN THE ROUND ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES:

  1. Row 1 (Right Side): * P5, K1, P4 *
  2. Row 2: * P5, K1, P4 *
  3. Row 3: * K1, P9 *
  4. Row 4: * K1, P9 *
  5. Row 5: * K2, P7, K1 *
  6. Row 6: * K2, P7, K1 *
  7. Row 7: * K3, P5, K2 *
  8. Row 8: * K3, P5, K2 *
  9. Row 9: * K4, P3, K3 *
  10. Row 10: * K4, P3, K3 *
  11. Row 11: * P1, K4 *
  12. Row 12: * P1, K4 *
  13. Row 13: * P2, K7, P1 *
  14. Row 14: * P2, K7, P1 *
  15. Row 15: * P3, K5, P2 *
  16. Row 16: * P3, K5, P2 *
  17. Row 17: * P4, K3, P3 *
  18. Row 18: * P4, K3, P3 *

Notes

Repeat Rows 1 – 18 until your piece is the length you desire

Repeat pattern between the * * asterisks

Reversible Knit Stitch Pattern

18-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 Zigzag knitting chart with swatch and grid for pattern design.

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