The Single Crochet Chevron Stitch is a timeless stitch, that is most commonly used in making afghans. Once you learn this stitch, it can be used in almost anything!
Chain a multiple of 13 stitches plus 2. For this tutorial I have chained 28.
Single crochet into the second chain stitch from your hook.
Single crochet into the same stitch you just worked. You will have two single crochets worked into one chain stitch.
Work 5 single crochet stitches even.
Skip the next two chain stitches.
Work 5 more single crochet stitches even.
Single crochet into the next chain stitch.
Single crochet into this same chain stitch twice more. You will now have worked three single crochet stitches into this one stitch. Work 5 more single crochet stitches even.
As done in step 5, skip the next two chain stitches.
Single crochet 5 more stitches even. When you reach the last chain stitch of the row, single crochet into it twice.
Chain one stitch and turn your work.
Repeat steps 2-11 on each consecutive row working into the stitches of the previous rows.
After a couple rows you should see your pattern starting to develop. The high points are where you worked 3 single crochet stitches into one stitch and the low points are where you skipped two stitches.
Next week we'll learn how to upcycle some old jean shorts with fringe tassels, using some simple weaving and crochet techniques!