The Bobble and Ladder Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #16

Stitch Description

The Bobble and Ladder Stitch is a fun and airy pattern with strong vertical lines and wonderful texture. It’s a great pattern for afghans or baby blankets.

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Materials Used

Bonbons Yarn

Indulge in color with Bonbons, Lion Brand Yarn’ collections of 8 miniature balls of yarn. Each collection includes 8 shades, perfect for any project requiring multiple colors, such as amigurumi, colorwork, embroidery, and embellishments. Bonbons are also great for friendship bracelets and kids’ crafts.

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Addi Swing Ergonomic Crochet Hook

Skacel Addi Swing Hook was developed with comfort in mind. The handle is constructed of two plastics: one colorful and soft, and the other, white and firm. The two balance each other perfectly for just the right amount of flexibility.This is a crochet hook to love! The beautifully balanced handle rests perfectly in your hand as addi’s Turbo hook glides in and out of each stitch. With addi Swing Hooks you can say good-bye (and good riddance!) to cramped fingers forever.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
dc
Double Crochet
Bobble
Yo, pick up a loop in st, yo, draw through 2 loops) 5 times, yo, draw through all 6 loops on hook.


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 2

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 6 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 3

  • Prep Row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, *ch 2, skip next ch, 1 sc in next ch, ch 2, skip next ch, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch; rep from * across, ending with 1 dc in each of the last 2 ch, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as dc), skip first dc, 1 dc in next dc, *ch 3, 1 dc next dc ** (first dc of 3-d group), bobble in next dc, 1 dc in next dc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Row 2: Ch 3 (counts as dc), skip first dc, 1 dc next dc, *ch 2, 1 sc next ch-3 space, ch 2, 1 dc next dc **, 1 dc in top of bobble, 1 dc next dc; rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1 dc in top of turn ch
  • Repeat rows 1 and 2 until you have reached your desired length.

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