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with Kim Werker
Online Class

Zigzag Crochet: A Beginner's Guide to Ripples & Waves

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Ready to make waves with your crochet? Follow author Kim Werker as she shares her tips and techniques for working the ripple stitch to create a classic baby blanket. Plus, you’ll see how to customize your blanket using various color sequences and the same basic stitches.


  • beginner
  • 6 episodes
  • 2h2m

Included in this Class

1. Basics of a Zigzag

1. Basics of a Zigzag

Ready to dive into the wavy world of crochet ripples? In this first lesson, Kim reviews the increases and decreases you'll need to create peaks and valleys so you can get started on your project, a classic baby blanket!

2. Color Play

2. Color Play

After completing the first few rows of your blanket, focus your attention on color. See how to change the look of your blanket with various color sequences. After that, explore color-changing yarns as Kim reveals her best tips for managing yarn tails as you go.

3. Gauge

3. Gauge

It's time to get creative with ripples! First, learn about gauge. Then, discover a few simple calculations that will help you start any stitch pattern. Kim also shows you how to pick the right fiber for your project.