One thing every household needs? A good Waffle Stitch crochet blanket, that’s what! This new waffle blanket pattern makes for a squishy, comfortable throw you can cuddle up under to read a good book, spend time with the family, or watch an episode of your favorite show.
Waffle Stitch Blanket Pattern
The waffle is one of my favorite crochet stitches for blankets. The way the waffle stitch pattern works up, it creates a thick, warm fabric – perfect for people that are always cold!
Bulky/5 weight yarn (Premier Puzzle in Dominoes pictured)
-approx. 2500 yards (7.5 skeins)
Crochet hook in size 8mm
Gauge: 10 sts × 6 rows = 4″
Finished size: approximately 55″ × 65″
The chain at beginning of each row does not count as a stitch.
Pattern written using US terms.
For this pattern we are using the Waffle Stitch.
It is the hook size paired with this stitch and bulky yarn that makes this blanket is SUPER squishy. Thankfully with this large hook it works up quickly as well!
Waffle Blanket Pattern:
Row 1: Fdc– 135. (Or ch-137, dc in 3rd ch from hook and in each chain to end.) (135)
Row 2: Ch-2, turn, dc in first stitch. * Fpdc around next st, dc in next 2 sts * repeat between * * 43 more times. Fhdc around next st, dc in last st. (135)
Row 3: Ch-2, turn, dc in the first 2 sts. * Fpdc around next 2 sts, dc in next st * repeat between * * 43 more times. Dc in last st. (135)
Rows 4-95: alternate rows 2 & 3
Row 96: repeat row 2
Do not fasten off.
Row 1: (Top of blanket) Ch-1, turn, sc in the first 2 sts. * Fpsc around next 2 sts, sc in next * repeat between * * 43 more times, 3 sc in last st. (Rotate clockwise) Sc down the side of blanket, placing 2 sts in the end of each row. (Rotate clockwise) 3 sc into 1st st, sc in next. * Fpsc around next 2 sts, sc in next * repeat between * * 43 more times. 3 sc in last st. (Rotate clockwise) Sc up the last side of blanket, placing 2 sts in the end of each row. 2 sc into same st as very 1st sc. Sl st to top of first sc.
Row 2: Ch-1, turn, sc around entire blanket placing 3 sc in each corner. Fasten off using Invisible Join.
You are finished! I think this would also be gorgeous in a solid color, maybe cream for a baby shower or wedding gift? I hope you love yours.
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