Lacy Ripple Crochet Stitch # 3 – Free Crochet Pattern and Tutorial

Lacy Ripple Crochet tutorial #3 is a 2 row repeat. The crochet stitch pattern and tutorial will teach you how to create this very pretty and easy to do ripple stitch using decreases and shells. It’s super easy and looks beautiful. I did mine in variegated yarn because I think it really makes this stitch pop!


I have a pattern that uses this stitch called then Lacy Ripple Child Cape so if you like this stitch maybe this will help you create something with it.


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Lacy Ripple 3 Crochet Stitch – Free Crochet Pattern and Tutorial

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For this project you will need:

HOOK: Any size but I used 5 mm hook or size H hook for the US

YARN: Any size but I used worsted weight yarn, 4 ply US, 10 ply AU

Each Skein was – 100 grams / 3.5. oz or 240 meters / 262 yards


Another yarn brand with color options





ch = Chain

sl st = Slip Stitch

st = Stitch

sk a st = Skip a stitch

DC = Double Crochet








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Chart pattern


This stitch is done in multiples of 8 + 6




To Start

Ch in multiples of 8 until you reach your desired size. Then ch 6 more and you’re ready to start.




Row 1

DC in 7th ch from hook. * CH 1, sk 1, DC in next st. *

Repeat for row. Ch 3 and turn.




Row 2

DC 3 in 1st DC of row. * DC dec using the next 7 ch 1 spaces and DC’s. Pull through all 8 loops on your hook and ch 1, DC 7 into next DC. * Repeat for row. DC 4 into last DC of row. Ch 3 and turn.

  • NOTE – The first ch 1 that you will use is hard to see, but it’s pretty much the same stitch you DC 3 in. Just remember when decreasing you will begin and end your gathering in a ch 1 space.




Row 3

DC in 4th dc over, ch 1 and * DC into decrease. Ch 1 and skip a DC, DC into next and ch 1. Sk a st and DC into next, (should be the top of the shell) ch 1 and sk a st. Dc in last dc of shell. Ch 1. * Repeat for row. DC in top of ending ch 3 to end the row. Ch 3 and turn.




Repeat rows 2 and 3






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