How to Crochet the Waffle Stitch by Hopeful Honey

The Waffle Stitch creates a dense yet extremely cosy fabric, making this the perfect stitch to use when crocheting cushions covers, snuggly scarves or sturdy washcloths as this combination of stitches creates an adorable ‘waffle texture’ (thus the name)!

Materials

Yarn - MillaMia Naturally Soft Aran (10ply)

Crochet Hook - 5.00mm (H/8)

Abbreviations

st - stitch

ch – chain stitch

dc - double crochet

fpdc - front post double crochet

Foundation

Chain in multiples of 3 + 2.

Step by step

  1. Row 1: Skip 3 ch (counts as 1st dc), 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in every ch. Turn your work.
  2. Row 2: Ch2 (counts as 1st dc), *1 fpdc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts. Repeat from the * all across till last 2 sts. 1 fpdc in next st, 1 dc in next st. Turn your work.
  3. Row 3: Ch2 (counts as 1st dc), 1 dc in next st. *1 fpdc in next 2 sts, 1 dc in next st. Repeat from the * all across till last st. 1 dc in next st. Turn your work.
  4. Row 4: Ch2 (counts as 1st dc), *1 fpdc in next st, 1 dc in next 2 sts. Repeat from the * all across till last 2 sts. 1 fpdc in next st, 1 dc in next st. Turn your work.
  5. Repeat - row 3 - 4 until you reach your desired length.

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