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Crochet wave stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc / sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr / dc

Double treble / Treble – d.tr / tr

3 Double treble cluster / 3 Treble cluster – cluster; work in next way: work 3 incomplete double treble/treble in the same stitch, then yarn over hook and draw through all loops.

3, 5 and 6 dc/sc decrease

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 41 + 3

Row 1: : 2 ch skip, 5 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 9 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, * 5 dc/sc decrease, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 9 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 4 dc/sc in next chs, 3 dc/sc in the same ch, 4 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 9 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip; rep from*, 5 dc/sc decrease, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 9 dc/sc in next chs, 5 ch, 2 ch skip, 4 dc/sc in next chs, 2 dc/sc in the last ch, turn.

Row 2: 5 ch, 1 d.tr / tr in first dc/sc below, 3 ch, 2 clusters with 3 ch between in the same dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in fifth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, * 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in fifth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 5 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in fifth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch; rep from*, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in fifth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 2 clusters with 3 ch between in ch below, 1 cluster of 2 d.tr / tr in the same ch below, turn.

Row 3: 2 ch, 1 dc/sc in top of first cluster below, 3 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 3 dc/sc in top of next cluster, 3 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters and 3 dc/sc in top of middle cluster, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, * 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters and 3 dc/sc in top of middle cluster, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters and 3 dc/sc in top of second, third and fourth clusters, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2 dc/sc in space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters and 3 dc/sc in top of middle cluster, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch; rep from*, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters and 3 dc/sc in top of middle cluster, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in dc/sc below, 2 dc/sc in next space of 3 ch, work 3 dc/sc in each space between clusters, 3 dc/sc in top of second clusters and 2 dc/sc in top of last cluster, turn.

Row 4: for this row all dc/sc and dc/sc decreasing work in back loop of stitches below.

2ch, 1 dc/sc in first dc/sc below, 24 dc/sc in next sts, * 3 dc/sc decrease.

For 3 dc/sc decreasing insert hook into each of 4 dc/sc below and draw through a loop, then crochet all loops on hook (see pictures below).

24 dc/sc in next sts, 3 dc/sc in the same st, 24 dc/sc in next sts; rep from *, 3 dc/sc decrease, 24 dc/sc in next sts, 2 dc/sc in the same ch, turn.

Row 5: for this row all dc/sc and dc/sc decreasing work in back loop of stitches below.

2 ch, skip first dc/sc below, 5 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, 11 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, * 6 dc/sc decrease.

For 6 dc/sc decreasing insert hook into each of 7 dc/sc below and draw through a loop, then crochet all loops on hook (see pictures below).

5 ch, 3 ch skip, 11 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, 11 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, 11 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip; rep from*, 6 dc/sc decrease, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, 11 dc/sc in next sts, 5 ch, 3 ch skip, 5 dc/sc in next sts, 1 dc/sc in ch, turn.

Row 6: 5 ch, 1 d.tr / tr in first dc/sc below, 3 ch, 2 clusters with 3 ch between in the same dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, * 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 5 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch; rep from*, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 3 clusters with 3 ch between in sixth dc/sc below, 3 ch, 1 dc/sc in space of 5 ch, 3 ch, 2 clusters with 3 ch between in ch below, 1 cluster of 2 d.tr / tr in the same ch below, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 6 until you have reached your desired length.

The upper edge of pattern

Color combination with blue and yellow

Colors & rows: 1-3 rows - dark blue, 4-7 rows - yellow, 8-11 rows - light blue.

Color combination with green and brown

Colors & rows: 1 row - dark brown, 2-5 rows - light green, 6-9 rows - dark green, 10-13 rows - light brown, 14-17 rows - dark brown.

Color combination with blue and grey

Colors & rows: 1-4 rows - dark blue, 5-8 rows - grey.

Color combination with blue and brown

Colors & rows: 1 row - brown, 2-3 rows - blue, 4-5 - rows - brown, 6-7 - rows - blue.

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