The Waves Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #218

Stitch Description

This crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the waves stitch. This stitch creates a beautiful two color wave pattern with a lot of texture. The waves stitch would be great for hats, coffee cozies and scarves!

Video Tutorial


Abbreviations

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


Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Easy

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 4

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiples of 8 + 2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Foundation Chain:Multiples of 8 + 2

  • Note: Use 2 colors A and B. Colors are carried up sides.
  • Foundation Row: Color A: sc in 2nd ch from hook, *1sc in next ch, 1hdc in next ch, 1dc in each of next 3ch, 1hdc next ch, 1sc in each of 2ch, rep from * across, turn.
  • Row 1: Color A: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), skip 1st st, 1sc in each st across. drop A, draw color B through last loop, turn.
  • Row 2: Color B: ch 3 (counts as 1st dc), skip 1st st, *1dc in next st, 1hdc next st, 1sc in each of next 3 sts, 1hdc next st, 1dc in each of the next 2 sts, rep from * across, ending with last dc in top of tch, turn.
  • Row 3: Color B: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), skip 1st st, 1sc in each st across, ending with 1sc in top of tch. Drop color B, draw color A through last loop, turn.
  • Row 4: Color A: ch 1 (counts as 1st sc), skip 1st st, 1sc next st, *1hdc next st, 1dc in each of next 3 sts, 1hdc in next st**, 1sc in each of the next 3 sts, rep from * across, ending last rep at **, 1sc next st, 1sc in top of tch, turn.

Repeat rows 1-4 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Waves Stitch. (Reversible)

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


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