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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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

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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