How to Crochet the Wave Stitch

How to Crochet the Wave Stitch

The Wave Stitch combines beauty with density, making it ideal for a baby blanket. The beautiful texture shows best on the front side of your work. You need to keep counting as you work this stitch, but when you see the result, you’ll definitely find it worth the effort.

This tutorial explains 3 rows, after 3 rows you can continue by repeating rows 2 and 3. Start by chaining a multiple of 17 + 3 extra.

Stitches used in this tutorial: Chain (ch), Single Crochet (sc), Double crochet (dc), 2 double crochet cluster, double crochet 2 together (dc2tog)

Below you will find the video tutorial of the Wave Stitch including the crochet chart and the written instructions.

Video Wave Stitch incl. Crochet Chart

How to Crochet the Wave Stitch Video

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Written Instructions Wave Stitch

Chain a multiple of 17 + 3 extra

Row 1

  • 1 dc in the 5th ch from the hook
  • 2x: dc2tog (work the first dc in the first chain and the second dc in the next ch)
  • ch 1
  • 2x: 2 double crochet cluster in next ch, ch1

Repeat from here until you have 9 chains left

  • 3x: 2 double crochet cluster in next ch, ch 1
  • 6x: dc2tog worked over the next 2 ch.
  • ch 1
  • 2x: 2 double crochet cluster in next ch, ch 1

When you reached the last 9 ch

  • 3x: 2 double crochet cluster in next ch, ch 1
  • 3x: dc2tog worked over the next 2 ch. Turn.

Row 2

This row is worked in the front loops. ch 1, 1 sc in the first stitch. 1 sc in each of the next stitches until the end of the row. Turn.

Row 3

This row is worked in the back loops.

  • ch 3 (counts as first dc) 1 dc in the second stitch.
  • 2x: dc2tog worked over the next 2 stitches.
  • ch 1
  • 2x: 2 double crochet cluster in next stitch, ch 1

Repeat from here until you have 9 stitches left.

  • 3x: 2 double crochet cluster in next stitch, ch 1
  • 6x: dc2tog worked over the next 2 stitches.
  • ch 1
  • 2x: 2 double crochet cluster in next stitch, ch 1

When you reached the last 9 stitches of this row

  • 3x: 2 double crochet cluster in next stitch, ch 1
  • 3x: dc2tog worked over the next 2 stitches. Turn.

Keep repeating rows 2 and 3.

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