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  • Hello! Thank you so much for visiting me in the Attic, it's lovely to see you. My name is Lucy and I'm a happily married Mum with three children. We live in a cosy terraced house on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales in England which we are slowly renovating and making home. I have a passion for crochet and colour and love to share my creative journey. I hope you enjoy your peek into my colourful little world x



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Hi, I made 45 as my foundation row which worked perfectly. Though for row 2, after 3 chain, 1 tr into the same chain I have 6 chains until I reach the 'mountain' not 4. What have I done wrong? Please help

Virginia McElroy

thank you so much Lucy!


I love this super easy tutorial! Thank you!


Thank you so much Lucy. I have been wanting to do this pattern for a while but never known if I would be able to do it but a gave it a go as a little doll's blanket to maybe put on the craft stall at the upcoming school fair if it works out. I have done three six rows so far. Thanks again.

Claudia Smith

Lucy your blanket is absolutely beautiful. I am also curious to know what colors you used for it..they are stunning put together.
Thank you for sharing

Penny Wilkerson

I have tried ripple stitches in the past and have frogged them. This is easily the simplest ripple stitch I have every done. THANK YOU SO MUCH.

Katrin Steffen

Lucy, which colors did you used for this blanket? The combination is so georgeous and I`d like to make a blanket like this one.
Please help me.
Thanks a lot
Katrin from Germany


I recently completed a blanket using your wonderful pattern, I shared about it on my blog (you can find that post at https://audreeleeblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/29/neat-ripple-crochet-blanket-for-angelina/ if you want to check it out). I made sure to give you credit for the pattern and link back here, but I still wanted to stop by and say thank you for sharing this pattern!


I have finally overcame my fear of the ripple! and I love it! I am on my second afghan now and I wanted to thank you for making the instructions so user friendly!


Hi I'm trying to make this blanket but my valleys seem to be flat any idea what I'm doing wrong?

Barbara Brown

I love you pattern, but how many chains would I use for a baby blanket?

Margaret. Gowans

Great pattern so easy to follow Ithank you very much I am new to. Crotchet and loving it would not have been able to do this without the picture tutorial once again thank you


I'm having a bit of trouble with this and I was wondering whether you could enlighten me...
It seems that with every row I finish the blanket curls up. The edge is not straight, it widens with every row added like a v shape. The thing is, I don't seem to miss any chains, nor do I have any spare ones. I have checked the sequence of the stitches many times and I can't seem to find mistakes. Every row ends with two tr into the last chain. Still it turns out all curved up... I'm really frustrated because I want to finish this soon enough for my baby's birth in about a month. It's my first crochet project ever, apart for some really small ones... Can you imagine what my mistake is? I would really appreciate any help...


Hopefully you've sorted it out by now. It really is an easy pattern BUT you must get the first row dead on. It is really hard without seeing your work to tell what could be going on, however, if you are only counting to three before coming to your first set of tr2tog after your turn (second row) then something is off in the foundation row.

In your foundation row, after your last set of tr2tog twice, you should have 5 chains left. You would then do 1 tr in the next 4 chains and in the last chain you'd do 2 tr's. Then turn, chain 3 and do 1 tr in the same stitch, then you should be able to do 1 tr in the next 4 stitches and then the tr2tog twice to make your valley. It may make more sense if you scroll up to Lucy's sample with the labeling and check it against your work. Get that foundation row down and the rest is easy peasy!

Nancy Sawyer

Jo Collins I can not get my hills and valleys to match up either! I want to do the four stitches to the valley but the second row it only takes three stitches....wish I knew how to fix this.


I've not had my coffee yet! On the mantra, I believe it should be one, two, three, four, five, six, DOWN-DOWN and then one two three, four Up-Up. Hoping not to confuse anyone with the "ups and downs"'. Just follow the pattern and insert "up or down" in the appropriate space (smile). I used Lucy's Cottage Pack on the first one but am planning on making the second with the Harmony, but first have two Cosy's to make before Christmas, halfway done with one.


I had to tear out a few times as well. I sometimes suffer from DHS (distracted hooker syndrome). I finally used stitch markers in my foundation row so I knew the counts, peaks and valleys were correct. Then before turning and starting each new row I would count across the row making sure everything was correct...just an extra minute of time but well worth it. My new mantra went something like this....one, two, three, four, five, six, up-up, one, two, three, four, down-down, one, two, three, four, up-up, etc., across to the last six. Can't tell you how many times I had an increase with a decrease, three increases, three instead of four, etc. It really is an easy pattern and one I will use over and over again. Keep with it, it makes a beautiful blanket. Happy Hooking!

Kim hanslow

Hi please can someone tell me how to make this into a baby blanket
Thank you


Has anyone making this had to undo some rows... I've needed to undo 1... Which then turned into 3 as couldn't get it to a stage where I could get going again.. Now it's a complete mess and I fear I may have to start again :-(!!!!


You need to chain 213 for a twin sized blanket. Lucy has yarn packs thru woolwarehouse to make her ripple blankets (they can be shipped world wide). If you look at the directions under Ripple blanket know how (left side bar), Lucy tells you what yarn she uses and the amount, what sized hook, finished dimensions, how to increase for a larger blanket, etc. (15 colors, 100g dk or worsted weight). I'm currently making a single size using knitpicks wool of the andes.



Teresa Sewell

How many foundation chains should be done for a afghan for a twin size bed?


I love this pattern and excited to make the blanket for a house warming present for a friend who just bought her first house. I'm ready to buy the yarn I need, but I don't see anywhere in the pattern or on ravelry where it usually indicates about how much I yarn I should expect to buy. I'd like to make the blanket twin bed sized. Please help!

Kierre tustin

Hi, would you be able to tell me how I would go about making this blanket square rather than rectangular.. how would I know how many chains to do? It's for a sofa throw.. I have 18 x 100 grams of dk

Diana Connolly

I so love your blog and your instructions and colorful blankies. I live in Calif. and I fantasize about spending a week with you just crocheting together and eating cookies. [biscuits to you] I think you're pretty wonderful. Thanks for all that you do.

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