This ripple pattern adds a lacey look to the classic ripple. This is really more of a stitch pattern; however, there are several finished project photos with details to help you with ideas. This pattern can be used with just about any size yarn and the coordinating hook. I do not recommend novelty yarns, as the textures of the yarn can make the stitches difficult or just take away from the look of the stitch pattern.
Whatever size you want to make!
Pretty much any size “regular” yarn. Not recommended for novelty yarns
Use a hook a few sizes longer than your yarn recommends. This stitch looks best when it is worked loosely.
Not important! Though you may want to make a 2 repeat swatch that is a few rows tall to determine how many repeats you need for your own finished item. (For example, if your swatch measures 10 inches, you know each repeat is 5 inches. If you are making a baby blanket and want it to be about 36 inches, you will ch enough for 7 repeats (7rep * 5 inches = 35 inches) in order to get the size you want.)
Stitches and Skills used:
Ch ~ chain
tc ~ treble crochet
sc ~ single crochet
sc2tog ~ single crochet 2 together (explained)
St(s) ~ stitch(es)
Sk ~ skip
Beg ~ beginning
Rep ~ repeat