Waffle Stitch Crochet The Perfect Every Day Stitch

waffle stitch crochet

If you’re looking for a versatile crochet stitch that you can use for just about anything, the waffle stitch is perfect! This easy stitch is great for blankets, scarves, hats, and more. In this blog post, we will teach you how to crochet the waffle stitch with step-by-step instructions and photos. We’ll also show you some of our favorite projects made with the waffle stitch!

What is a Waffle Stitch Crochet?

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The waffle stitch is a crochet stitch that creates a waffle-like texture. It’s an easy stitch to learn and perfect for beginners. The waffle stitch can be used for just about anything, from blankets and scarves to hats and more!

How To Crochet The Waffle Stitch?

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To crochet the waffle stitch, you will need:


-crochet hook


Step One: Chain a multiple of three stitches plus two. For our example, we chained 29 stitches.

Step Two: In the third chain from the hook, work a double crochet (dc). *Skip the next two chains, and work a dc in the next chain. Repeat from * across the row.

Step Three: Chain two and turn in your work.

Step Four: Work a double crochet (dc) in the first stitch. *Skip the next two stitches, and work a dc in the next stitch. Repeat from * across the row.

Step Five: Chain one and turn your work.

Step Six: Slip stitch (slip st) into the first dc of the previous row. *Chain three, slip stitch into the top of the next dc of the previous row. Repeat from * across the row to form waffle patterns. Stitch patterns are versatile and can be used for many different types of projects! As you practice this stitch, experiment with different colors and yarn weights to create unique pieces.

Here Is a Few of Our Favorite Waffle Stitch Crochet Projects:

-Waffle Crochet Cowl: This cowl is the perfect accessory for winter! The waffle stitch pattern is warm and cozy, and the cowl can be easily customized to fit any size neck.

-Waffle Crochet Scarf: This scarf is simple but stylish, and it’s a great project for beginners. The waffle stitch pattern is easy to learn and work up quickly.

-Waffle Crochet Beanie: This beanie is perfect for keeping your head warm in cold weather! The waffle stitch pattern is snug and cozy, and it’s sure to keep you warm all winter long.

Difference Between Waffle Stitch Crochet & Crochet Double Waffle Stitch:

The waffle stitch crochet is worked in multiples of three chains plus two, while the Crochet Double Waffle Stitch is worked in a multiple of six chains plus two. In the waffle stitch crochet, you work *skip the next two chains, work a dc in the next chain. Repeat from* across the row. While in Crochet Double Waffle Stitch, you would yarn over and insert your hook into the space between the posts of the first and second double crochets (see photo below), yarn over and pull up a loop, yarn over and draw through all six loops on your hook. You will then chain five stitches to create your turning chain.


We hope you enjoyed this tutorial on how to crochet the waffle stitch! Be sure to check out our other crochet tutorials for more inspiration. Happy crocheting!

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