The Rocky Road Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #97

Stitch Description

The Rocky Road Stitch forms gently rippling lines on a solid ground. It would be a great choice for afghans, wash cloths, and cowls!

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Materials Used

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Susan Bates Silvalume Crochet Hooks

These hooks have the broadest size range within the Susan Bates family of hooks. Made of lightweight aluminum; each Silvalume hook undergoes a special anodizing process, which etches away all surface impurities. In addition, each hook is heat treated for strength and durability and polished for a velvety smooth finish. Each size is color coded so you can find the size you need at a glance. The famous Susan Bates in-line head helps reduce wrist motion for fatigue-free crocheting and helps you maintain a more consistent gauge.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Chain a multiple of 4 + 3

Stitch Characteristics


Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Chain a multiple of 4 + 3

  • Prep: 1 sc in 2nd ch from hook, *[1 sc, ch 2, 2 dc] in next ch, skip next 2 ch, sc in next ch, rep from * across to within last ch, 1 sc in last sc, turn
  • Row 1: Ch 1, 1 sc in first sc, *[sc, ch 2, 2 dc] in next sc, skip next (2 dc, ch-2), 1 sc in next sc, rep from * across, sc in last sc, turn
  • Repeat row 1 for pattern

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How to Crochet the Rocky Road Stitch

How to Crochet the Rocky Road Stitch

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