I’m so excited to share this tutorial with you. The Royal Ridge Stitch is a wonderfully decorative double sided crochet texture. Ideal for projects that need a thick, dense fabric such as potholders or dishclothes, or projects like scarves where both sides can be visible.
PATTERN USE IDEAS
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MATERIALS & TOOLS NEEDED
Yarn: Caron Simply Soft
Hook: Hook to match yarn and your desired gauge. I used a 5mm.
Written in UK terms
This pattern gives you the basic principles for the Royal Ridge Stitch, designed to help you create your own projects.
The video tutorial can be found at the base of the post.
Chain (ch): Yarn over, pull through one loop on hook
Double Crochet (dc): Insert your hook into the chain or stitch, yarn over and pull through (you will have two loops on the hook) yarn over and pull the yarn through both loops on the hook.
UK Half Treble (htr): Yarn over and insert your hook into the chain or stitch, yarn over and pull through (you will have three loops on the hook) yarn over and pull through all three loops on the hook
Slip Stitch (ss): Insert hook into stitch, yarn over, pull yarn through stitch and loop on hook
Unsure of the differences between UK and US terms? Need a refresher on how to do your stitches? In my ‘How to crochet: A handy reference guide’ EBook I help you with all of these terms and you can always have them to hand! You will also get exclusive access to free video instructions. Learn more about the eBook here.
ROYAL RIDGE STITCH
Foundation Row: Chain to your desired length PLUS 1
Row 1: Starting in 2nd ch from hook, dc across. Turn.
Row 2: 1 ch, htr across. Turn.
Rows 3: 1 ch, *1 htr in 3rd loop; rep from * to last st, 1 htr. Turn.
Repeat row 3 until you reach your desired height.
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