The Keyhole Ripple Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #31

Stitch Description

The Keyhole Ripple Stitch is a traditional crochet ripple technique. It is perfect for making afghans and warm shawls.

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Abbreviations

ch
Chain Stitch
sc
Single Crochet
hdc
Half Double Crochet
dc
Double Crochet


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 10 + 3

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 10 + 3

  • Prep Row: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook, 1 dc in each of next 3 ch, *skip next 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 4 ch, ch 2, 1 dc in each of next 4 ch; rep from * across to within last 6 ch, skip next 2 ch, 1 dc in each of next 2 ch, 2 dc in next ch, 1 dc in last ch, turn.
  • Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc each of next 2 dc, *skip next 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc, [1 dc, ch 2, 1 dc] in next ch-2 space, 1 dc in each of next 3 dc; rep from * to within last 6 dc, skip 2 dc, 1 dc in each of next 2 dc, 2 dc in next dc, 1 dc in top of turning ch, turn.
  • Repeat row 1 until you have reached your desired length.

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