In this post, I will teach you how to crochet the waffle stitch. Both the written pattern and video tutorial are included below.
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The waffle stitch gives a 3D texture and makes a thick fabric. It’s great for warm blankets, pot holders, and dishcloths.
You can see below how it differs in look when crocheting it in acrylic vs cotton.
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Waffle Stitch Crochet Pattern
Abbreviations (US terms):
Ch = chain, dc = double crochet, fpdc = front post double crochet, st = stitch
Notes: Beginning chain does not count as a stitch.
Row 1: Ch multiple 3 + 1, dc into 3rd ch from hook and in each ch across, turn
Row 2: Ch 2, dc, *fpdc, dc in next 2 st, repeat from * across, fpdc in last st, turn
Row 3: Ch 2, dc, *fpdc in next 2 st, dc, repeat from * across, fpdc in last st, turn
Repeat Row 2-3