Stitch School Peephole Chevron

Published on March 13th, 2017 | by Anna Nikipirowicz


Stitch School: Peephole Chevron with Anna Nikipirowicz

Learn to work the Peephole Chevron stitch with Anna Nikipirowicz in this week’s Stitch School lesson!

peephole chevron

This week on Stitch School I am going to show you how to make the fantastic Peephole Chevron Stitch, which creates a chevron style fabric but with eyelets for a lacy look. This gives the fabric a gorgeous drape, making it ideal for blankets and scarves.

Standard Chevron is made by placing increases and decreases in the correct places, this variation is no different, we will be working the increases and decreases in a more open style!


I’m using the wonderful Cascade 220 yarn and a 4.50mm crochet hook.  This tutorial uses UK crochet terminology.

The stitch is worked on multiple of 10 ch, plus 3 ch for the foundation row.

For my sample, I’ve chained 23.

1: 1 tr into 4th ch from hook, 1 tr in next 3 ch.

Peephole Chevron

Peephole Chevron

*Miss 2 ch, 1 tr in next 4 ch, ch 2, 1 tr in next 4 ch.

Peephole Chevron

Peephole Chevron

Repeat from * to last 6 ch, miss 2 ch, 1 tr in next 3 ch, 2 tr in last ch, turn. After row 1 you can clearly see the lovely waves forming.

Peephole Chevron

2: ch 3 (counts as 1 tr), 1 tr in st at base of ch, 1tr in next 3 sts, *miss 2 sts, 1 tr in next 3 sts,

Peephole Chevron

Peephole Chevron

[1 tr, ch 2, 1 tr] in ch-2 sp, 1 tr in next 3 sts, rep from * to last 6 sts, miss 2 sts, 1 tr in next 3 sts, 2 tr in 3rd of ch-3, turn.

Peephole Chevron

Peephole Chevron

Repeat row 2 until you reach the desired length.

Why not try working the chevron in stripes, just change colour every row!

Peephole Chevron

Inspire us with your fabulous chevron projects in our Community!


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About the Author

Anna Nikipirowicz was taught to knit and crochet as a child by her very talented mother, and now she is an author, designer and workshop tutor, teaching knitting and crochet across the UK. You can find Anna at, where she shares her love of yarn, knitting and crochet!

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