The Deep Waffle Stitch

Stitch Description

The deep waffle stitch uses mock cables to create lattice pattern with heavy texture. The resulting fabric has a diagonal waffle look with deep recesses. This all-over pattern is great for bulky scarves, blankets, or even hats.

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Abbreviations

K
Knit Stitch
P
Purl Stitch
RT
Right Twist
LT
Left Twist
yo
Yarn Over
SSK
Slip Slip Knit

Stitch Details

  Skill Level
Intermediate

  Row Count
Number of Rows: 8

  Pattern Repeat 
Multiple of 4 stitches +2

Stitch Characteristics

Pattern Instructions

Cast On: Multiple of 4 sts + 2.

  • Row 1 (Right Side): P2, *RT, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 2: K2, *p2, k2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 3: P1, *k2tog, (yo) twice, ssk; rep from *, end p1.
  • Row 4: P2, *(k1, p1) into the double yo of previous row, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 5: K2, *p2, LT; rep from *, end p2, k2.
  • Row 6: P2, *k2, p2; rep from * to end.
  • Row 7: P1, yo, *ssk, k2tog, (yo) twice; rep from *, end ssk, k2tog, yo, p1.
  • Row 8: K2, *p2, (k1, p1) into the double yo of previous row; rep from *, end p2, k2.

Repeat rows 1-8 until you have reached your desired length.

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