Learn how to make an easy chevron crochet pattern today with the free blanket tutorial below! If you can single crochet, then you can make this blanket in no time at all! Read on down to get started so that you can enjoy this simple chevron pattern.
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I am so excited for you to try this chevron design! It is so fun to work up and looks fantastic as a blanket!
This single crochet chevron blanket pattern is a must-have!
The main reason I LOVE this blanket is that it is made with a simple beginner-friendly stitch.… the single crochet! The single crochet stitch is a basic stitch that is super easy to master which makes learning a chevron stitch like this as easy as pie!
Since this single stitch crochet chevron pattern is so easy to learn it is excellent for a new (or veteran) crocheter looking to try something a little different. You will love it, promise!
The simple stitch (not to mention single crochet!!) repeat is one that I promise you can master in no time at all! It is designed almost like my other pattern the Crochet Chevron Neutral Blanket Pattern, which is another excellent and easy to learn chevron pattern if you are in the mood to make more!
The Yarn that’s perfect for this chevron blanket.
For my chevron blanket, I used the Impeccable Yarn brand from Michaels, but a good substitute would be Lion Brand Vanna’s Choice Yarn. Vanna’s choice also happens to be my favorite acrylic yarn to use for all of my blankets!
This yarn holds up well to my kids daily antics and washes beautifully. I would also suggest Caron Simply Soft, which is a beautiful yarn with fantastic drape! I don’t think you’ll be disappointed with either.
This crochet ripple afghan is worked up in the back loop
For this single crochet blanket, we will be crocheting in just the back loop of each stitch, which will create an excellent ridged texture. The back loop is easy to find on a stitch. If you are looking at a stitch from the top and see the two loops, you will want to work into the one furthest away from you (AKA the back loop!).
How to change the size of a chevron blanket
You will need to use a starting chain in a multiple of seventeen to start, then chain an additional fifteen to whatever length starting chain you picked to start your blanket. It is the perfect blanket to customize to just the size you need!
Chevron Blanket is Great for Beginners
I recommend for beginner crocheters to give his chevron blanket pattern a try (and these blankets too!) because of the simple single crochet stitches that are throughout. It is a great beginner project! I added a bit of texture to it by crocheting only in the back loop of every stitch, which creates an impressive ridge-like texture and gives the blanket a bit more character.
Ready to start on this ripple pattern?
Read on down for the free chevron stitch tutorial or as some may say zig-zag stitch to get started on your blanket today! I can’t wait to see all your finished chevron projects!
Happy Chevron Crocheting!
SINGLE CROCHET CHEVRON BLANKET PATTERN
- Any yarn ( I used a worsted weight four yarn) – Amount of yarn needed will vary with the weight used, size of the blanket, etc.
- Crochet hook – whatever size the yarn recommends on the yarn label
- Yarn needle – to weave in ends at the end of your project
- Sc2tog: Single Crochet two Together
- Sc: Single Crochet
SINGLE CROCHET BLANKET CHEVRON PATTERN
BEGINNING CHAIN: Chain a multiple of 17 then chain an additional 15.
ROW 1: 1 Sc in 2nd chain from hook, 1 Sc in each of next 5 chains, 3 Sc in next chain ,1 Sc in each of next 7 chains, * skip 2 chains, 1 Sc in next 7 chains, 3 Sc in next chain, 1 Sc in of next 7 chains, repeat from * across until you reach the end of the row. Turn
ROW 2: Working in back loops only (see picture)
ROW 2 continued: Chain 1, skip the first stitch, sc2tog (see pictures)
How to Single Crochet Together: pick up a loop in each of the two stitches you will be crocheting together, yarn over, and draw through all 3 loops on hook.
ROW 2 continued: 1 Sc in next 5 stitches, 3 Sc in next stitch, * 1 Sc in next 7 stitches, skip next 2 Sc. 1 Sc in each of the next 7 stitches. 3 Sc in next stitch, repeat from * across until you reach last 7 stitches. 1 Sc in the next 5 stitches. Sc2tog in the last 2 stitches, turn.
ROW 3: Ch1, sc2tog, 1 Sc in next 5 stitches, 3 Sc in next stitch, * 1 Sc in next 7 stitches, skip next 2 Sc. 1 Sc in each of the next 7 stitches. 3 Sc in next stitch, repeat from * across until you reach last 7 stitches. 1 Sc in the next 5 stitches. Sc2tog in the last 2 stitches, turn.
Finishing: Repeat row three (3) for the pattern.
If you decide to make a blanket with this technique and need help with changing colors, check out my tutorial on how to change colors in crochet.
I hope you enjoyed this single crochet chevron blanket pattern and if you have any questions, please feel free to ask!
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PS: If you’d like to try a chunkier but similar version of this pattern I’d suggest checking out my Chunky Chevron Blanket Pattern! I hope you like it too!