This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the Textured Ripple Stitch. This crochet pattern creates a textured fabric through the use of the front post triple crochet.
Foundation Chain: Multiples of 2 + 3
TECHNIQUES USED IN THIS STITCH:
Chain Stitch – ch
Single Crochet – sc
Double Crochet – dc
Special Abbreviation: Front Post Triple/ Treble Crochet or Tr/rf (raised treble crochet at the front of fabric) = wrap the yarn around the hook, insert the hook from in front and from right to left around the stem of the appropriate stitch, and complete the stitch normally
Row 1 (Right Side): skip 3ch (count as 1 dc), 1 dc into each ch to end, turn.
Row 2: 1 ch (counts as 1 sc), skip first st, 1sc into each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.
Row 3: 3 ch (count as 1 dc), skip first st,*1tr/rf around dc below next st, 1dc into next st; rep from * to end, turn.
Row 4: 1 ch (counts as 1 sc), skip first st, 1sc into each st to end, working last st into top of tch, turn.
Row 5: 3ch (count as 1dc) skip first st, *1dc into next st, 1 tr/rf, around dc below next st; rep from * to last 2 sts, 1 dc into each of last 2 sts, turn.
Repeat rows 2 – 5 until you have reached your desired length.
After a few repeats your pattern should look like this:
Example of the Textured Ripple Stitch Right Side (click for larger)
Example of the Textured Ripple Stitch Wrong Side (click for larger)
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