Puff Stitch – Crochet Tutorials

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In this tutorial, we shall see how to crochet the puff stitch. Like Bobble stitch and Popcorn stitch, puff stitch is useful for making fabric that is thick and textured.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Start a row of chains (2 chains for each puff stitch). Add 3 more chains to start next row.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Yarn over.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Pass hook through 4th chain.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Yarn over

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

and pull the loop through the chain. There will be 3 loops on the hook now.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

To create a puff, we will be repeating the above mentioned steps 4 more times in the same spot.

These are the steps we did.

  1. yarn over,
  2. pass needle through chain,
  3. yarn over and
  4. pull loop through chain.

So let us continue now. Our hook had 3 loops on it. Now yarn over.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Pass hook through same chain,

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Yarn over and pull through. Now hook will have 5 loops on it.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

After 5 repetitions, there will be 11 loops on the hook. This number can be varied based on how puffy you want the puffs to be.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Yarn over.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Pull through all the 11 loops in one go.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Pulling hook through all 11 loops in one go can be difficult for a beginner. One trick is the turn the hook so that the sharper tip of the hook is pointing down. This way, it will not pull other loops when coming out.

Now we have one loop on the hook. Yarn over.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

and pull through the loop. First puff is done.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Chain 1. Place the next puff after skipping one chain.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Puff stitch with many colors. Looks like a pretty rainbow.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Puff stitch can be used to crochet very pretty and warm winter caps and also soft and comfy rugs.

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

Puff stitch - crochet tutorials with step by step pictures

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