The Lacy Wave Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #228

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the lacy wave stitch. This stitch creates a delicate lace pattern. The lacy wave stitch would be great for shawls, wraps, and shrugs!

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Materials Used

Imperial Yarns Native Twist

Native Twist (Imperial’s most popular product) is a single-ply, lofty yarn. The bulky weight creates a soft, smooth knit fabric, making it an excellent option for heavy-weight outerwear such as coats and sweaters.

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Crystal Palace Bamboo Crochet Hook

Crystal Palaces’ Bamboo Crochet Hooks are lovely, and feel great in your hand. These 6 inch crochet hooks are made from specially selected, cured, and finished bamboo for an exceptionally smooth feel. Made in Japan.

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Chain Stitch
Single Crochet
Double Crochet

Stitch Details

  Skill Level

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 1

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 11 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 11 + 2

  • Row 1: (Right Side): 1sc into 2nd ch from hook, *2ch, skip 2ch, 1dc into each of next 2ch, 2ch, skip 2ch, 1sc into each of next 5ch; rep from * to end, turn.
  • Row 2: 5ch (count as 1dc and 2ch), 1dc into 1st st, *[1ch, skip 1 st, 1dc into next st] twice, 1ch, 1dc into next 2ch space, skip 2dc**, 5dc into next 2ch space, 2ch, 1dc into next st; rep from * ending last rep at **, 4dc into last 2ch space, 1dc into last sc, skip tch, turn.
  • Row 3: 5ch (count as 1dc and 2ch), 1dc into 1st st, *[1ch, skip 1st, 1dc into nest st] twice, 1ch, skip 1 st, 1dc into next ch, skip [1dc, 1ch, 1dc, 1ch and 1dc], 5dc into next 2ch sp**, 2ch, 1dc into next st; rep from * ending last rep at ** in tch, turn.

Repeat row 3 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Lacy Wave Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Lacy Wave Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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