Ruffles Waffles Top

Ruffles Waffles Top Crochet pattern



Ruffles Waffles crochet pattern features a Lace open work stitch pattern and beautiful ruffles short sleeves with nice and slight wide neckline shaping.

Skill Level: Intermediate 

Sizes & Measurements

The sizes in this pattern are based on the body measurements as laid out by the Craft Yarn Council.



 The pattern is written for 6 sizes from XS – 2X, in order as shown here

XS (S ,M ,L ,XL ,XXL)

The top is designed for a classic fit, with 0-2” / 0-5cm of positive ease at the bust. to choose your size: You will need to know your actual bust measurement, and this will give you a good starting point for the size you will make.

Find you bust measurement below

XS – 28-30” - 71-76 cm

S – 32-34” - 81-86 cm
M – 36-38” - 91-96 cm
L – 40-42” - 101-106 cm
XL – 44-46” - 111-117 cm
2XL – 48-50” - 122-127 cm

There is some shaping at the armholes and neckline. after seaming, you will work the ruffle sleeves directly into each armhole.


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Yarn: Fingering weight yarn #1

I used Bella by Alize 3.53 Oz - 394 yds (100g - 360m) 100% cotton, unbrushed

Hook: E/ 3.5 mm or any size to obtain the gauge

You may need to use different hook size to obtain the gauge. it's important to match the gauge in the pattern for best result.

Other Yarn Alternative 

You can use any fingering weight yarn, I would recommend fiber and weight based yarn.

Schachenmayr Organic Cotton 100% organic cotton yarn

Scheepjes Whirlette 60% cotton 40% Acrylic

Stitch markers to mark out your armhole and neckline shaping sections

Tapestry needle for seaming and to weave in your ends.


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Find the PDF of this pattern on:







Testers photos in different sizes










Special stitches

Front loop: Insert your hook in the top loop of a stitch that is nearest to you

when you hold your work to create a ridge on the wrong side of your work.

Back loop only (BLO): watch video

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