How to crochet waffle stitch

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How to crochet waffle stitch

 

Learn how to make a modern, tasty-looking, crochet texture using this easy, step-by-step tutorial by Claire Montgomerie.

 

How to crochet waffle stitch

 

How to crochet waffle stitch 

Here’s a tasty stitch for you to take your crochet to the next level! Follow the steps below to try making some yarny waffles, and put your new skills to use with my free Eco Washcloth Set crochet pattern.

 

Abbreviations (US Terminology)

st - Stitch
sc - Single crochet (UK double crochet)
ch - Chain
ch-sp - Chain space

Make a foundation chain with an even number of chain stitches, and work as follows:


1st row: Insert hook in second ch from hook, yarn over, draw a loop through, insert hook in next ch, yarn over, draw a loop through (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over, draw through last 2 loops, ch1.

 

How to crochet waffle stitch

How to crochet waffle stitch

 

1st row continued: *Insert hook in next ch, yarn over, draw a loop through, insert hook in next ch, yarn over, draw a loop through (3 loops on hook), yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over, draw through last 2 loops, ch1 * rep between * and * to last st, 1sc in last st, turn.

 

Next steps: When working the decrease st from Row 2 onwards, you will be inserting your hook before the vertical loop first, then after the vertical loop, to make the stitch. 

 

How to crochet waffle stitch

 

2nd row: ch1 (doesn’t count as a st), *Insert hook in next st (insert before vertical line) yarn over, draw a loop through, insert hook in next st, (insert hook after vertical line) yarn over, draw a loop through.

 

How to crochet waffle stitch

How to crochet waffle stitch

How to crochet waffle stitch

 

2nd row continued: With 3 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through 2 loops, yarn over, draw through last 2 loops, ch1 * Repeat the instructions between * and * to last st, 1sc in last st, turn.

 

How to crochet waffle stitch

How to crochet waffle stitch

How to crochet waffle stitch

 

Repeat 2nd row for as many as your pattern requires.



About Claire Montgomerie
Follow Claire Montgomerie on Instagram @clairemontyknits
Claire is a textiles designer, specialising in knitting and crochet for over 15 years. After studying at the Royal College of Art, she pursued a career in the fashion industry, but found she enjoyed the more practical side of textiles. While creating her free crochet patterns for our Natural Spring Collection, she was inspired by the Eco Cotton, Cotton Braid, and Everyday Jute yarns, and wanted to use colorwork to show off their properties. 
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