If you’re looking for a fun and funky project, these 13 beautiful zig zag crochet patterns are sure to hit the spot.
The zig-zag pattern or sometimes referred to as the chevron pattern was hugely popular in the 1970s and was worn by models on the catwalk and by everyday people in their streetwear. Nowadays, many fashion experts will try to claim that zig-zag patterns are no longer in style, but we think you can rock whatever style, shapes, or patterns you want whenever you want.
So to inspire you to bring back the zig-zag into your home and wardrobe, we’ve rounded up beautiful zig-zag crochet patterns that you can make yourself.
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13 Beautiful Zig Zag Crochet Patterns
Elizabeth Zig Zag Blanket Pattern | Two of Wands
Just a beautiful zig zag pattern that is perfect for the couch or bed. Plus, the pattern is super easy to understand and made with stitches that a beginner can absolutely master.
Source: Two of Wands
Vintage Zig Zag Blanket Pattern | PastPatternsPalooza
We can’t get enough of this vintage-style zig-zag ripple pattern blanket from PastPatternsPalooza. You won’t be able to find anything like this in your regular home stores which makes it so unique and will guarantee to have visitors to your home asking where you got it from.
The instant downloadable PDF will be able to show you how to create this retro design using three of your favorite colors and is recommended for intermediate crocheters.
Some prior knowledge of crocheting materials may be recommended unless you’re having to consult the internet to find substitutes to those recommended in the PDF.
Heart Zig Zag Stitch Tutorial | Olyat
Such a fantastic and easy way to “dress up” the traditional zig zag stitch. It’s so fun and makes for a great project stitch!
Beginner Chevron Zig Zag Blanket Pattern | MyCrochetPlaceUK
This chevron zig-zag blanket pattern is a great one for beginner crocheters to try out as their first attempt at a project of this size. The simple elegance of this pattern makes it a great choice for using in all areas of your home to add some color and jazz.
The downloadable PDF includes 13 pages and a step-by-step picture tutorial to guide you through the entire process of making the blanket.
The blanket can be made into any size and instructions are available on how to increase or decrease the size to make it suitable for newborn babies or adults.
Vintage Girls Ripple Zig Zag Dress Pattern | WonkyZebraBaby
This vintage zig-zag girl’s dress pattern is a good project to start with if this will be your first time trying your hand at crocheting clothing.
The seller has years of experience in crocheting and teaching knitting and crocheting so will have a vast amount of knowledge to share with you if you get stuck at any point along the way.
All the PDF files come with extra freebies and the seller’s own personal yarn notes research to help you crochet beyond this one project.
Ridged Chevron Zig Zag Afghan Blanket Pattern | Kimmisoocrochets
This cute afghan zig-zag pattern from Kimberly Tsu at Kimmisoocrochets will be a good one to follow if you want to make a homemade gift to a good friend that has come right from the heart.
The instructions are clear and easy to follow and the process will go surprisingly fast despite being done in single crochet (some people change it to double crochet).
An intermediate level of crocheting will be required for this zig-zag blanket, however, if at any point you find yourself struggling, the seller is more than happy to assist you.
Zig Zag Hand Towel Crochet Pattern | SuzysSitcom
Such a fun hand towel pattern. I love the zig zags and how they come across as almost little trellises of loops!
Vintage Chevron Zig Zag Mini Dress Pattern | Wonkyzebra
This little mini dress will have you looking like you’ve jumped straight out a 1970s movie set and oozes glamour and style. Nowadays, a dress like this would be commonly worn as a beach cover-up or even used as a homemade costume for a costume party.
Wonky Zebra is one of the best sellers on Etsy for vintage design, patterns, and PDFs, and the additional help and information are nothing but flawless. Kim at Wonkyzebra is passionate about crochet and is always just a quick message away from being able to help you or assist you with any problems you may be having with your project.
Once you try just one of the patterns from the Wonky Zebra library, we know you’ll be hooked and will continue to make more.
Boho Zig Zag Maxi Dress Pattern | Wonkyzebra
Here’s another wonderful vintage pattern from Wonky zebra. The best thing about this dress pattern is that it has the versatility to be made into a mini and a maxi dress to suit the style and height of the person who will be wearing it.
The full-on 70s boho zig-zag pattern is easy to work from once the first row of crochet is set and shouldn’t take experienced crocheters any longer than a week to make.
Seller also sends across expert added tips on the fitting of the dress so you’ll be able to change the sizing in different areas of the dress to fit different body shapes.
Easy Christmas Zig Zag Stocking Pattern | VintageBeso
Why don’t you bring back the old-school-looking Christmas stockings by trying to make them yourself, nothing says a homey or cozy Christmas without some cute homemade decorations around the fireplace.
These patterns are nice and easy to follow and a great one to do for friends or family who also want to begin crocheting. If you’re an experienced crocheter, then you’ll be able to pump these stockings out fast which is helped by only 3 stitches being used, so if you’d like to make a stocking for each member of the family then you’ll be able to easily do so.
The seller also offers a 20% discount when you spend over $10 so it may be worth scanning through some of the other patterns they have to offer.
Vintage Zig Zag French Beret & Scarf Pattern | GrandmaHadItGoingOn
This vintage French beret and scarf will be perfect for the cold winter months of the year and will be a nice small project to work on in the months leading up to winter.
The pattern is not recommended for beginner crocheters as instructions may not be the most understandable for those who don’t understand basic terminology, but those who have attempted various other crocheting projects will find the instructions clear and well written.
To be able to view and print the downloadable PDF file from the seller, you will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer.
Baby Matinee Zig Zag Jacket Pattern | ToysWereUsPatterns
This pretty matinee jacket and angel top are adorable and will allow your baby to sport a vintage wardrobe that’s homemade.
The pattern is downloaded as a PDF file that can be viewed from your laptop as you work but we recommend printing it out as you’ll be able to view the 4 sheets of paper in front of you as you crochet.
The instructions are easy to follow but more experienced crocheters will find themselves capable of adjusting in areas where they wish.
Zipped Zig Zag Crochet Bag Pattern | Ambercraftstore
Crochet handbags are quickly coming back into style and you’ll find many being sold in fashion stores for over $50 each sometimes. It will be more rewarding and cost-effective to make your own using this pattern from Ambercraftstore and once you’ve mastered this pattern you could even sell them on to your friends.
A medium crochet skill level will be required to make this project, however, beginners are also recommended as the seller is happy to teach and consult those with less knowledge and experience.