The waffle stitch is a very fun stitch for blankets and almost every other crochet projects. You can also easily make a baby hat, scarf, cardigan, trouser vb. from the same stitch and use them together.
The pattern itself is rather simple. It repeats two rows for the entire pattern. And the border is just one row repeat. Am I right? It’s simple 🙂
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Yarn size 3 320 mt-350 yards (3,5 balls of blue 1 ball of white for the newborn size)
5mm hook for blanket
4.5mm for the border
Front post double crochet:fpdc
When you see *( )** it means you repeat the instructions in between *( )** Where you see the word turn it means to turn your work clockwise and work back down the row.
Row 1: Ch multiples of 3+2. Yarn over skip 2 st and make a dc in every st.
Row 2: Ch2 (not count as a st),turn. *(make a dc in the 1st dc of previous row+make a fpdc in the 2nd dcof previous row+make a fpdc in the 3rd dc of previous row )** the last st of this row will be a dc.
Row 3: Ch2(not count),turn. 2dc+*(2fpdc+1dc)**
Row 4: Ch2(not count),turn. 1dc+*(1fpdc+2dc)**
Repeat row 3 and 4 until your blanket reach the size you want.
1st-3rd side: Sl st from the corner to the 1st st. Make a dc in every st on the side. Look at the video 13:24 espicially details of st. When you come to the corner,your number of dc have to be odd numbers.
On the corner; make 3 dc in the st.
2nd-4th side: Make a dc in every st.When you come to the corner,your number of dc have to be odd numbers.
On the corner: 1fpdc+ (1bpdc+1fpdc+1bpdc) in 1 stitch. (this is our increase point)+1fpdc
Always increase with the middle st of the corner.
Repeat row 2 until your border reach the size you want,suggested 5 rows.
Pattern created by Sirin’s Crochet
Written by Gozde Gunes Tezcan (@crochetwithGG)
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