The Waves Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #218

How to Crochet the Waves Stitch

About this Stitch Pattern


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!

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Techniques Used In This Stitch Pattern


Stitch Pattern Details


Skill Level

Easy

Row Count

4

Stitch Repeat

Multiples of 8 + 2

Stitch 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.

Stitch Pattern Swatch Photos


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

Stitch Pattern Characteristics