A pattern made up of diagonal ‘V’ stitches with vertical stitches in between. It is a small, dense pattern which is suitable for more linear designs.
All stitches are worked across the fabric in a band covering two threads.
Complete a vertical stitch over two fabric threads.
Bring the needle up at the base of the first stitch. Count two threads to the right and two threads up and take the needle down.
Count two threads to the right and two threads down and bring the needle up.
Take it down at the top of the previous stitch.
Structure of stitch
Identifying Chevron (pattern)
Columns of arrows facing the same direction with lines in between each column.
Various Authors, The Royal School of Needlework Book of Embroidery (2018) , p.144