How to Crochet the Waffle Rib Stitch :: Crochet Stitch #260

How to Crochet the Waffle Rib Stitch

This video crochet tutorial will help you learn how to crochet the waffle rib stitch. This stitch creates an interesting rib pattern. The waffle rib stitch would be great for cowls, hats, and scarves!

Materials Used in this Tutorial


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Chain Stitch – Ch
Double Crochet-dc
Half Double Crochet-hdc

Skill: Intermediate
Foundation Chain: Ch any number of sts.

Pattern Instructions

  1. Row 1

    (Right Side): hdc in 3rd ch from hook (skip ch counts as hdc), hdc in each ch across, turn.

  2. Row 2

    ch 2 (counts as hdc), *hdc back loop in next hdc, hdc front loop in next hdc; rep from * across to last 2 sts, hdc back loop in next hdc, hdc in top of tch, turn.

Repeat rows 2 until you have reached your desired length.

Swatch Photos

Example of the Waffle Rib Stitch. (Reversible)

Example of the Waffle Rib Stitch. Reversible (Click for Larger Image)

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