Learn how to make the beautiful crochet Alpine stitch. I love this stitch because of the rich texture and the elegance of it being double sided! The crochet alpine stitch is wonderful for beginner crocheters because it used the simple stitches that most crocheters are familiar with such as single and double crochet stitches.
HOW TO MAKE THE CROCHET ALPINE STITCH?
This gorgeous stitch is universal in the world of crocheting as it goes by many other names such as The Ripple Stitch, the Alternating Double Crochet and Front Post Stitch, and of course, The Crochet Alpine Stitch. Whatever you call it, you will thoroughly enjoy crocheting the Alpine stitch. You will need size 4 weight yarn, size H crochet hook or a 4-4.5 mm hook, a yarn needle, and scissors. When starting your alpine stitch, you should work with an odd number of chains. But, do not include the turning chain as a stitch.
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The raised bumpy texture creates a diamond shaped pattern that makes the crochet Alpine stitch perfect for garments that are meant to keep you warm in cold weather. This stitch is also great because it is double sided so you can switch it up by adding embellishments on one side and
I just love the texture of this stitch. It’s so versatile and elegant that it works very well for a variety of projects such as cardigans, scarves, hats, jumpers, sweaters, baby blankets, fall jackets, cushion covers, and book covers.
If you want to make a large alpine stitch of a 12 in size you can chain 41. For a medium sized crochet alpine stitch project such as a book cover, you can chain 27.
And for a small block or a sample size, you can chain 17. The rule of thumb is that 5 rows equals to 2 inches. This will be very important when determining how many rows you will need for a long scarf or for a medium sized sweater.
Enjoy it and comment below if you have any questions!
Crochet alpine stitch photos by: yose crochet.
Video tutorial by: Claudetta Crochet.