The Vintage Fan Ripple Stitch Is a Must Try
One look at this amazing stitch and I won’t have to try too hard to convince you to give it a try. The Vintage Fan Ripple Stitch is simply amazing.
Why do I love it so much?
For several reasons. Let’s have a look:
- It works up lightning fast. Those triple trebles are over an inch tall!
- It looks very advanced. You’ll impress anyone with these skills!
- It has great texture. Tall stitches, raised stitches, wavy stitches…yes!
- It’s perfect for color changes. The stitch has a perfect repeat for playing with color.
These are the main reasons I love the vintage fan ripple stitch. It has been around for decades and is a great way to take your crocheting skills up a notch.
Are you convinced yet?
Lets Give It a Try
In this tutorial we’re going to work up a test swatch. You’ll only need about 10 yards of 3 or 4 different color yarns. Anything in your stash will do.
I recommend working a swatch before diving into a complete project. This stitch uses the triple treble crochet that may be brand new to you and require a little practice to master the tension.
For this stitch pattern we’ll use the chain stitch, single crochet, slip stitch and the triple treble. I’ll show you how to work each individually in the tutorial!
- Caron Simply Soft (Chartreuse, Lemonade & Country Blue)
- 5.5mm Crochet hook
- Darning needle
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How To Crochet The Vintage Fan Ripple Stitch With Brittany
This video is also available in a left handed version. Click here to be directed to the left handed tutorial on YouTube.
Stitch multiples = 9+1
Make any size foundation chain, keeping it in a multiple of 9. Then make one extra chain.
Row 1: Make a sc in each of the next 4 chains. Make 3 sc in the next chain. Make a sc in each of the next 4 chains. Repeat until you have reached the end of the chain.
Row 2: Ch 1 (not counted as a stitch), turn. Skip two sc. Make one sc in each of the next 4 sts. Make 3 sc in the next stitch. Make one sc in each of the next 4 sts. Skip one sc. Repeat until you have reached the end of the row.
Row 3: Ch 1 (not counted as a stitch), turn. Skip two sc. Make one sc in each of the next 4 sts. Make 3 sc in the next stitch. Make one sc in each of the next 4 sts. Skip one sc. Repeat until you have reached the end of the row.
Row 4: Ch 1 (not counted as a stitch), turn. Slst into the next 3 sc, back loop only. Chain 6 (counts as trtr in the first fan). Make a trtr in each of the next 2 stitches. Make 3 trtr in the next. Make one trtr in each of the next 3 stitches. Skip 4 stitches. Repeat until you have reached the end of the row.
If you are changing colors, fasten off and fasten on with the new color here.
Repeat rows 1-4 to continue pattern.
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