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Thank you for a very clear pattern, Lucy!

Sue Geen

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Dawn Gaede

Obviously I cannot do this pattern. I have counted 1 - 14 and 1- 14 etc all through the foundation row and added 3 chains at the end. Still I come up short or I have too many chains. This pattern came highly recommended. I am sure it works great for some, but I guess I was stupid for believing I could. I did the gauge and it was just fine.


Olá amo suas fotos, são lindas e seu texto muito acolhedor.
Espero que voce esteja bem, um forte abraço


ok. I think I got this right. I want to do a bigger blanket other than the 31. The pattern (in the u.s.) is the 2 dc in next chain and another in next chain, dc next 4, dc2tog 2x, dc next 4. Is that the pattern you rep across the foundation chain? At the end with 1 chain left you 2 dc. I get the first part. But once past that do I have the repeated part correct?


Thank you for the illustrations I will enjoy doing this pattern

Monica Woolf

Hello Lucy,
The pattern instructions for the neat ripple pattern above go through row 4. Am I suppose to now go through row 1 through 4 and keep repeating or am I suppose to pick row 2 and crochet each row for the rest of the baby blanket?
Thank you.
Monica Woolf

Debbie Cameron

Hi. I’d like to make your neat ripple blanket for a king size bed
How many packs would I need? How do I order them ?
How do I pay?!

Mary Ellen Manning

Please advise me how to do the final edging on the blanket, one side is done, CANNOT remember how I DID IT,
Want to go back to crochet, many thanks in advance.


Just to clarify...you work the first row into both loops of the chain stitches, after that do you work in back loops only with the exception of first and last stitch of each row (working those into both loops?) I'm a bit unclear about this. Thank you so much for this pattern and tutorial!

Catherine J. Copley


margaret buntin

Lucy do you have a pattern for a zig zag blanket the pattern i have is you start off with a 157 chain you you chain 3 this turning chain 4 trebble treble 3 to tog treble 3 together in next chain 4 treble in next4 ch repeat to last 5 chain i have tried this pattern and when i turn to chain 3 i get stuck the pattern is w5hatsome one gave help has any one got this pattern or is the one on the web for zig zag trebles a lady gave me the pattern and i could not follow it my friend who looked at this pattern said it was not right help margaret

Margaret buntin

I crochet the attic 24 cosy blanket my daughter asked me where i got so i said that i made it so i am goint to make her the coast ripple blanket margaret buntin

Liz Jones

For the folks looking for the accompanying tutorial for a neat border, it's here https://attic24.typepad.com/weblog/ripple-blanket-know-how.html


Hi Shelby, :)
Actually, her directions are correct because Lucy’s in the UK and She is using UK Crochet terms.
What we call a double crochet in the US is called a treble crochet in the UK. Their terms are just offset from ours so It’s an easy conversion: a single crochet in the
US is a double crochet in the Uk etc.
Generally, crochet patterns and crocheters will mention if they are using UK terms or US terms.
Lucy does mention the conversion in the beginning of her instructions.👇
“Once you are sure you've got the right number of chains to begin (count carefully as you make them!), make a treble crochet stitch (this is UK treble / US dc) in the 4th chain from the hook”

Shelby Pugh

I think this is PERFECT for beginners! Thank you for taking the time to be so detailed in each step.

However, the main stitch you are describing as a Treble Crochet is actually a Double Crochet. The steps for a Treble Crochet are...

1) Yarn over, twice
2) Insert hook in next stitch
3) Yarn over
4) Pull yarn through stitch to draw up a loop (4 loops on hook)
5) Yarn over
6) Pull through first 2 loops on hook
7) (3 loops on hook)
8) Yarn over
9) Pull Through first 2 loops on hook
10) (2 loops on hook)
11) Yarn over
12) Pull through remaining 2 loops on hook

I believe this pattern will work if followed by your step by step instructions but if an actual Treble Crochet is used, I'm not too sure.

Claudia Regina

Hello from Brazil. Many thanks to my dear friend Elli feom yorkshire! She is lovelly!❣❣❣

Elaine Brown

I’m reading this in bed and I can’t wait to start a practice piece. You have tried so hard to make your instructions clear for beginners. I just hope my limited skills are up to the challenge. Thank you very much

Fiona T

Thank you. Such an easy pattern to follow once it is explained. And you only really need to count to 4 so easy to put down and pick up again.


Hi there, I started this pattern possibly two years ago and am just now wanting to complete it! But I didn’t document how many stitches I started with so I am wondering if there is a way to restart the blanket, when I don’t know the number of said stitches. Will the pattern be the same....as in the instructions regardless of starting chain length? I’m hoping the difference will only effect the number of ripples if that makes sense, so following the pattern should always be the same???

Thanks for the pattern and tutorial pictures, this was my first attempt at anything other than an endless granny square!


Thank you for this pattern. Your instructions are so easy to follow. I am a novice at this crochet business but am confident with this pattern. I am going to make a baby blanket for my next great niece/nephew.

Noel Casale

A follow on to my previous post. I've developed a 'counting system' that is working quite well to check my work as I go and eliminate errors. There are 16 total stitch is the wave pattern, 4 sets of 4 stitches. I count 1-16 and know exactly where I should be in relation to row below. It goes like this.

Stitch 1-4 - Down the hill - Four treble crotchets

Stitch 5-8 - The Valley -two sets of treble-two together. I should start the valley in the stitch just to the right of the first stitch of the valley in the row below.

Stitch 9-12 - Up the hill - Four Treble crotchets.

Stitch 13-16 - The Mountain - two sets of 2trebles. i should start the mountain in the second stitch of the 4 stitches which make up the mountain in the row below and end in the 3rd stitch of the mountain below. .

Then start over at stitch 1 for the next ripple. That's it really - Just remember that each row starts with a Chain 3 and Treble crotchet into the first stitch below which are not counted in the above pattern, and ends with two trebles into the chain 3 below which likewise are not counted in the pattern above.

Noel Casale

Thank you for this super clear and helpful post. I do have a small suggestion. I'm an absolute beginner having just learn to crochet 2 weeks ago. The key to making this pattern work is that the 'valley stitches' (the two- tr2tog) and the Mountain stitches ( the two - 2tr) in each row have to be exactly on top of those in the row underneath. Otherwise the pattern goes wonky and you quickly lose the ripple. Now maybe others with more experience are probably better at counting stitches than I, but knowing where each Valley/ Mountain stitch should start in relation to the row beneath was critical to me in mastering this pattern. You might spend some more time explaining/ showing how the stitches line up from row to row. Checking the placement of these stitches frequently as you go is the key to achieving this pattern. Probably easier with a picture - but here's an attempt to explain.

The first part of each valley stitch should go into the stitch immediately before the valley stitch in the row below, causing the ^ of your first tr2tog to straddle the ^ of the first valley stitch in the row below.

The first 2tr (stitch 1 and 2) of the Mountain Stitch should go into the second stitch of the 4 stitches which make up the mountain in the row below. The second 2tr (stitch 3 and 4) should go into the third stitch of the mountain stitch in the row below. This causes the mountain stitch to be on top of the middle two stitches of the mountain stitch in the row below.

Araceli Arellano

Muchas gracias por ayudarnos ya que somos adultos mayores y estamos en cuarentena por mucho tiempo y esto nos ayuda para entretenernos y mantener la cabeza ocupada

Maureen Stopher

Have finished nine at ripple lap blanket lovey pattern thank you
Can you help with an edging for this & straitening the edge if needed please
Posted by Maureen 17th April 2020 18: 24 pm

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