Waffle Stitch Knitting Patterns
Knitting patterns using variations of the 4-row repeat waffle stitch.
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These patterns are not my designs but links to other designers who have generously shared their patterns. If you have questions about how to knit a specific pattern, please contact the designer directly.
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Free Knitting Patterns
Close Knit Waffle Hat
Beanie hat in a waffle stitch variation is a quick knit with 100 yards of bulky yarn Designed by Leah Bandstra. Pictured project bystrickding
Waffle Stitch Pullover
Long-sleeved sweater with funnel neck is knit in 2 color slipped stitch colorwork in waffle stitch. Colors are reversed in the yoke. Sizes XS (S, M, L, XL, 2XL, 3XL). Worsted weight yarn. Designed by Susan Mills for Classic Elite Yarns.
Christian’s Scarf and Hat
Beanie and scarf set in waffle stitch. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes. Pictured project by lupo
A cozy fall jacket with an wide shawl collar knit with waffle textured stitch. Sizes XS-2X. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Norah Gaughan. Pictured project by yarnhound in L
Thermal Boot Cuffs
Easy boot toppers knit in a 3 row repeat waffle stitch. Rated very easy by Ravelrers. Designed by Julie Tarsha. Pictured projectby FloralEnvy
Waffle Stitch Vest
Pullover vest in a 4 row repeat stitch pattern with cowl neck and high-low hemline. Rated easy by Red Heart though it does require picking up stitches to knit the collar. Sizes Small to 3XL. Designed by Jodi Lewanda for Red Heart. Quick knit in bulky yarn.
Pastille Baby Blanket
This colorful baby blanket is created with stripes that combine slipped stitch colorwork with a waffle stitch texture. Most Ravelrers rated this easy. Perfect use for stash yarn – you can make the stripes any size and colors you want. Great with multi-color yarn! 25″ x 29″ but you can customize to any size. Designed by Vickie Hartog. Pictured project by Tyek.
Patterns for Purchase
Long-sleeved sweater knit in waffle stitch with cable edges. Sizes (XS)S(M)L(XL)2XL(3XL) Designed by FavoritesByOnling
Waffle Stitch Top
Short-sleeved pullover sweater in waffle stitch with a peter-pan collar knit separately in a contrasting color and then sewn onto the garment. Size 81:86:81:97:102:107cm (32:34:36:38:40:42in) Bust. DK yarn. Designed by NatalieSmartDesigns
Long sleeved sweater in cozy thermal waffle stitch. Sizes 32 (34, 36, 38, 39 1/2, 41 1/2, 43 1/2, 45 1/2, 47 1/2)” bust circumference. . Designed by Heather Zoppetti.
Long sleeved cardigan features deep ribbing, garter-stitch buttonbands, and a richly textured waffle stitch body with a generous cabled shawl collar. Sizes 37½ (41, 44, 47, 50½ )” bust circumference. Designed by Deborah Newton. Worsted yarn. Pictured project by knitzo
Long sleeved sweater knit in waffle stitch in worsted weight yarn. Sizes 35 1/4 (37 1/2, 39 3/4, 41 3/4, 44, 46 1/4, 48 1/4)” bust circumference. Designed by Ágnes Kutas-Keresztes. Pictured project by KatiWoolF
Waffles and Syrup Scarf
Built in mittens make this waffle stitch scarf extra cozy!
Terry is a knitting late-bloomer, learning to knit as an adult from Internet tutorials, because she wanted a craft that was useful, fun, and portable. Knitting hats for cancer patients inspired her to design her own patterns—available for free at her blog, intheloopknitting.com. Terry met her husband Ken at a science fiction convention and moved to the Kansas City area to be with him more than 30 years ago. Terry supports her yarn stash by creating websites and other digital media. Terry firmly believes in Knitting in Public—it's a great conversation starter!