How do you knit a Chevron Stitch?

What is the use of Chevron stitch?

Chevron stitch is a useful stitch for making decorative borders. It works along the zig-zag pattern. This is a surface embroidery stitch which means that you will work this stitch on the surface of the fabric like the herringbone stitch. This can both be worked on straight lines or carefully worked curved lines.

What is the meaning of Chevron stitch?

A chevron is a v-shape either singular or in a line. If you look at the chevron stitch in hand embroidery, it is simply a row of v shapes or zig zag with a little cross cap at each top and the bottom. It is a very geometric stitch that looks great for borders and modern designs.

What does chevron pattern look like?

Chevron is an inverted V-shaped pattern. The first use of this can be traced back to old pottery design in Knossos, Crete which dates back to the Bronze Age. This was also first seen as flooring in the 16th century in Europe. With its aligned pattern, the Chevron floor looks like a long line of straight arrows.

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