OK, OK, I admit it. I already knew how to crochet a chevron, so I didn’t technically learn anything new this week. But am I the only one who forgets how to do a chevron every time I start? I crochet chevrons just often enough to totally forget until the next project rolls around.
In my book, there are two types of chevrons: lacy and solid, and I’m not really a fan of combining them.
- Lacy = when you V-stitch at the top of the “mountain” and skip stitches at the bottom of the mountain. These holes leave little gaps that make the work look lacy.
- Solid = when you make 3 sts at the top of the mountain and dec tog at the bottom. No gaps = no lace effect.
I decided to go solid for this little bangle bracelet. I would’ve loved to extend the bracelet to make it more of a wrist cuff that attaches with buttons, but I just plain did not have the time. But I may whip up a few more of these skinny bangles sometime. I think a few of them would look good worn together. But even just one isn’t bad.
Simple Chevron Bangle Bracelet Pattern
- Aunt Lydia’s Crochet Thread, size 10 in metallic gold and black
- Size 10 tatting hook (You can probably use the standard 7, but I just grabbed my 10 and ran with it)
- Needle to weave in ends. I used a tapestry needle because my yarn needles were too big.
With gold, ch 77
Row 1: Dc in 4th ch from hook and in nxt 3 dc, (3 dc in nxt ch, 1 dc in each of nxt 4 chs, dc nxt 2 chs tog, 1 dc in each of nxt 4 chs) repeat 6 times. 3 dc in nxt ch, 1 dc in each of 4 rem ch. Change color to black, ch 3, turn.
Row 2: Sk first dc (the one at the bottom of the ch-3), and dc in nxt 4 dc. (3 dc in nxt dc, 1 dc in each of nxt 4 dc, dc nxt 3 dc tog, 1 dc in each of nxt 4 dc) repeat 6 times. 3 dc in nxt dc, 1 dc in each of 4 rem dc. Fasten off.
Finishing: Without twisting, bring the two ends together and sew.