Alpine Crochet Stitch Tutorial

Alpine Crochet Stitch TutorialLearn how to crochet the alpine stitch with my written tutorial below, also known as the raised ripple stitch this lovely design is a beautiful textured stitch that you can use in most of your projects through all the seasons.

To get the instructions in USA and UK formats scroll down the page.

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The materials used for the swatches were Paintbox Simply DK yarn using a 4.00mm Clover crochet hook

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Alpine Crochet Stitch Tutorial USA

Scroll down the page for the UK format

Abbreviations USA
ch.
    Chain

sc.     Single Crochet
dc.    Double Crochet
trc.   Treble Crochet
rpt.   Repeat

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

fptrc.   Work fptrc around front of the dc on row below.

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Make a chain length in multiples of 2 + 1

1st Row – Work 1dc in 3rd ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Turn.

2nd Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each dc to end. (do not work in top of ch2)

3rd Row – ch2, 1dc in the base of ch2, * fptrc around the dc below the next stitch, 1dc in next sc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

4th Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each stitch to end. Turn.

5th Row – ch2, 1dc in the base of ch2, 1dc in next sc, * fptr around the dc below the next stitch, 1dc in the next sc * rpt from * to * the last sc, work 1dc in sc.

Rpt 2nd to 5th Rows until your required length, I have changed colours every 2 rows, but this project also looks lovely in one color.

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Alpine Crochet Stitch Tutorial UK

Abbreviations UK
ch.
    Chain

dc.    Double Crochet
tr.     Treble Crochet Crochet
dtr.  Double Treble Crochet
rpt.  Repeat

Base of ch. Work in first stitch.

fpdtr.   Work fpdtr around front of the tr on row below.

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Make a chain length in multiples of 2 + 1

1st Row – Work 1tr into 3rd ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end. Turn.

2nd Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each tr to end. (do not work in top of 2ch)

3rd Row – 2ch, 1tr into the base of 2ch, * fpdtr around the tr below the next stitch, 1tr into next dc, * rpt from * to * to end. Turn.

4th Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each stitch to end. Turn.

5th Row – 2ch, 1tr into base of 2ch, 1tr into next dc, * fpdtr around the tr below the next stitch, 1tr into next dc * rpt from * to * the last dc, work 1tr in dc.

Rpt 2nd to 5th Rows until your required length, I have changed colours every 2 rows, but this project also looks lovely in one color.

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