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Crochet textured puff stitch

Guide

Feel free to use any type of yarn (or even thread) for your project. Most yarns have the recommended crochet hook size on the label.


Techniques used in this stitch

UK / US crochet term:

Chain stitch – ch

Double crochet / Single crochet – dc/sc

Treble / Double crochet – tr/dc

Front Post dc / sc – FPdc/sc

Front Post tr / dc – FPtr/dc

Back Post tr / dc – BPtr/dc

5 half tr/dc puff stitch – pff: yarn over, insert hook into st (or space of 3ch), yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step four times. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook. Make 1ch.

3 half tr/dc puff stitch – pff3: yarn over, insert hook into st (or space of 3ch), yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step twice. Yarn over and draw through all loops on hook. Make 1ch.

Stitch – st

Post stitch - Pst

Between - btw

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 17 + 4

Row 1: Skip 1ch, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, * 1dc/sc in each next 7ch, 2ch, skip 2ch, 1dc/sc in each next 7ch, 1ch, skip 1ch; rep from *, 1dc/sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 3ch, skip first dc/sc, * 1FPtr/dc over next dc/sc, 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 2ch, 3ch, skip 6dc/sc and work 1FPtr/dc over next dc/sc; rep from *, 1tr/dc in last dc/sc, turn.

Row 3: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc btw first tr/dc and Pst, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, * 3ch, {1dc/sc in tr/dc, 3ch, pff in next tr/dc} rep in { } 3 more times, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc, 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc btw two Psts, 1BPtr/dc over next Pst; rep from *, 3ch, {1dc/sc in tr/dc, 3ch, pff in next tr/dc} rep in { } 3 more times, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc, 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 4: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts (work 1tr/dc in space btw first and second tr/dc, than work 1tr/dc in space btw second tr/dc and Pst). Make FPtr/dc over Pst, * 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch (over pff), 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 2 more times, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in space btw Pst and tr/dc, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in space btw tr/dc and Pst, 1FPtr/dc over Pst; rep from *. Make 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 2 more times, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in space btw Pst and tr/dc, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 5: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts. Make BPtr/dc over Pst, * 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 1 more time, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst; rep from *. Make 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 1 more time, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 6: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts. Make FPtr/dc over Pst, * 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1FPtr/dc over Pst; rep from *. Make 3ch, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 7: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts. Make BPtr/dc over Pst, * 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch (over pff), 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst; rep from *. Make 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch (over pff), 3ch, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 8: Make 4ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 6 spaces btw next 7sts. Make FPtr/dc over Pst, * 2ch, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts, 1FPtr/dc over Pst; rep from *. Make 2ch, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts, 1tr/dc in space of 3ch, 1ch, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 9: Make 4ch, skip 2tr/dc and work 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, * make 5ch, skip two Psts, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, 5ch, skip 2tr/dc, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below; rep from *, make 5ch, skip two Psts, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, 3ch, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 10: Make 3ch, 4tr/dc in space of 4ch of Row 8, 3ch, * 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2Pst of Row 8, 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 1ch of Row 8, 3ch; rep from *, 1FPtr/dc over each of next 2Pst of Row 8, 3ch, 4tr/dc in space of 1ch of Row 8, 1tr/dc in first ch of Row 9, turn.

Row 11: Make 4ch, 1pff in next st, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, 1pff in next, 1dc/sc in next, 3ch, * 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc btw two Psts, 1BPtr/dc over next Pst, 3ch, {1dc/sc in tr/dc, 3ch, pff in next tr/dc} rep in { } 3 more times, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc, 3ch; rep from *, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc btw two Psts, 1BPtr/dc over next Pst, 3ch, {1dc/sc in tr/dc, 3ch, pff in next tr/dc} rep in { } 1 more time, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 12: Make 3ch and 1pff3 in first dc/sc, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch (over pff), 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, * 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in space btw Pst and tr/dc, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in space btw tr/dc and Pst, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 2 more times, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch; rep from *. Make 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in space btw Pst and tr/dc, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in space btw tr/dc and Pst, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in space of 4ch, 1pff3 in same space, 1tr/dc in first ch, turn.

Row 13: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in space of 3ch (over pff3), 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, * 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, { 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space} rep in { } 1 more time, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch; rep from *. Make 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 2 spaces btw next 3sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 14: Make 3ch and 1pff3 in first dc/sc, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 3ch, * 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff in same space, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch; rep from *. Make 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 3 spaces btw next 4sts, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch, 3ch, 1pff3 in same space, 1tr/dc in last dc/sc below, turn.

Row 15: Make 1ch and 1dc/sc in space of 3ch (over pff3), 3ch, * 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in next space of 3ch (over pff), 3ch; rep from *. 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 4 spaces btw next 5sts, 1BPtr/dc over Pst, 3ch, 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 16: Make 4ch, *1FPtr/dc over Pst, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts, 1tr/dc + 1ch + 1tr/dc in space of 1ch, 1tr/dc in each of next 5 spaces btw next 6sts, 1FPtr/dc over Pst, 2ch; rep from *. Make 1ch, 1tr/dc in first ch instead 2ch at end of row, turn.

Row 17: Make 4ch, skip first 1tr/dc and Pst, work 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, 5ch * skip 2tr/dc, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, make 5ch, skip two Psts, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, 5ch; rep from *, skip 2tr/dc, 1FPdc/sc over each of next 5tr/dc below, make 3ch and 1dc/sc in third ch, turn.

Row 18: Make 3ch and 1FPtr/dc over Pst of Row 16, * 3ch, 9tr/dc in space of 1ch of Row 16, 3ch, 1FPst over each of next 2Pst of Row 16; rep from *. Make 1tr/dc in last tr/dc of Row 16 instead second FPtr/dc at end of row, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 18 until you have reached your desired length.

Merino – 50%, Alpaca – 25%, Wool - 25% yarn

Combination with 3 colors / Cotton - 100%

Colors & rows: * 1 – cyan; 2-8 – blue; 9 – cyan; 10-16 - white *.

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