crochet wave stitch

Worked in two colors the wave stitch creates a beautiful undulating design. Here’s how to do it:

Step One:

crochet chain

Using color A, crochet a starting chain that is a multiple of 8 st + 4. For this example I did ch 20.

Step Two:

crochet wave stitch

Skip 2 ch (counts as first sc) and crochet 1 sc in each of next 3 ch, *1dc into each of next 4ch, 1sc into each of next 4ch, rep from * to end.

Step Three:

crochet wave stitch

Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first sc, crochet 1 sc into each of next 3 sc. *1dc into each of next 4 dc, 1sc into each of next 4 sc, rep from *. End Color A.

Step Four:

crochet wave stitch

Switch to Color B. Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first dc, 1 dc into each of next 3 dc, *1 sc into each of next 4 sc, 1dc into each of next 4 sc, rep from *

Step Five:

crochet wave stitch

Ch 3 (counts as first dc), skip first st, 1dc into each of next 3 st, *1 sc into each of next 4 st, 1dc into each of next 4 st, rep from * End Color B.

Step Six:

crochet wave stitch

Switch back to Color A. Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first st, 1 sc into each of next 3 dc, *1 dc into each of next 4 sc, 1sc into each of next 4 dc, rep from *

Step Seven:

crochet wave stitch

Ch 1 (counts as first sc), skip first st, 1 sc into each of next 3 st, *1dc into each of next 4 st, 1sc into each of next 4 st, rep from *

Step Eight:

Repeat steps 4-7 to repeat pattern to desired project length.

This article was originally published as a tutorial on Crochet Today.

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  1. qwertywerty1 Reply

    Thank-You, very much for your wonderful tutorial!
    I’ve got my winter project in mind thanks to you.

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