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Double Waffle Crochet Baby Blanket

I would like to share with you my latest creation – this little Double Waffle Crochet Baby Blanket. It turned out so soft and squishy with a beautiful spongy texture.

I used the Double Waffle Crochet stitch and I love the texture it has created. I didn’t make any border around the blanket as I like it as it is. But I can imagine a simple border in white or even the same colour would look pretty cute too 🙂 If you’re planning to make a border and looking for some ideas, take a look at the beautiful blanket borders on Daisy Farm Crafts.

This pattern can be used to make a bigger blanket or a throw and I’m tempted to make one using a chunkier yarn. I can imagine it’ll be pretty warm and cozy in winter.

Scroll down for the free pattern or get the printable PDF pattern on Ravelry or Etsy!

pink crochet baby blanket

The blanket works up pretty quick, having double crochets as the main stitch all the way. And what I like about the double waffle stitch is that it’s reversible and looks exactly the same on both sides. As opposed to the normal waffle stitch where the two sides look different.

About Double Waffle Crochet Stitch

If you know how to crochet the Waffle Stitch, then you’ll probably be able to figure out how the Double Waffle Stitch works. It’s basically alternating 2 double crochet stitches followed by 2 front post double crochet stitches. Which is very easy to remember.

The blanket looks the same on both sides and is reversible.

pink crochet waffle stitch blanket

Crochet Double Waffle Baby Blanket Free Pattern

Skill level

Easy

Dimensions

23.5″ x 23.5″ (60cm x 60cm)

Gauge

17 stitches x 12 rows = 4″ (10cm)

Materials

Yarn: any light worsted #3 (you can use medium worsted #4 for a warmer blanket, just adjust the size of your hook)

I used: Stallion by 4 Seasons 8ply, 100% Acrylic (100g / 3.53 ounces, 230 m / 252 yards)

Colour: Pale Pink, 3 skeins

Crochet Hook: 4.5mm (7)

Yarn needle (for weaving in ends)

Scissors

Abbreviations (US Terms)

Ch = chain

St(s) = stitch(es)

Sl St(s) = slip stitch(es)

DC = double crochet

FPDC = front post double crochet

Special Stitches

Front Post Double Crochet (FPDC) = Instead of inserting your hook into the next stitch – insert your hook from front to back around the next DC post and work a DC.

You can watch a video demonstration on this stitch in my Waffle Stitch post here. Just scroll down to the video part, it’s the same stitch (Front Post DC) but a different pattern.

pink double waffle baby blanket

Pattern Notes

The blanket is worked in back and forth rows.

The Ch2 at the beginning of a row counts as the first stitch.

You can adjust the size of your blanket by chaining more/or less (multiple of 4 plus 4) and working more/less rows.

Baby Blanket Written Instructions

Ch 108 or a multiple of 4 plus 4 (multiple of 4 means any number that can be divided by 4, then add extra 4 chains to that number.)

Row 1: DC in 4th Ch from hook and every Ch to end of row. (106)

Row 2: Ch 2, turn. *DC in next two Sts, FPDC in next two Sts*, repeat from * to end of row. Work a DC in the very last St. (106)

Row 3 – desired size: repeat row 2.

Fasten off and weave in all ends. Done!

Instructional video coming soon!

Get the printable PDF pattern on Ravelry or Etsy here.

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