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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

Double treble / triple crochet – dtr/trc

Front Post treble / Front Post double crochet – FPtr/FPdc

Back Post treble / Back Post double crochet – BPtr/BPdc

Front Post dc / Front Post sc – FPdc/FPsc

Puff stitch – pff: yarn over, insert hook into space of 1ch (or st), yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step 3 times. Yarn over and draw through first 8 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through remaining 2 loops on hook.

Shell of 2 pff – shell: make 1pff + 1ch + 1pff in same space of 1ch (or st).

Stitch – st

Post st - pst

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 24 + 5

Row 1: skip 3ch, * make 1 tr/dc in next ch, 1ch, skip 2ch, shell in next ch, 1ch, skip 2ch, 1tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 5dtr/trc in next ch, 1ch, skip 3ch, 1dc/sc in next, 1ch, skip 3ch, 5dtr/trc in next, 1ch, skip 1ch, 1tr/dc in next, 1ch, skip 2ch, shell in next ch, 1ch, skip 2ch; rep from*, work 1tr/dc in each of next 2ch, turn.

Row 2: make 2ch, * 1BPtr/BPdc over next tr/dc below, 1ch, shell in shell (work shell in space of 1ch of shell below), 1ch, 1BPtr/BPd over next tr/dc below, 1ch, 1FPdc/FPsc over each of next 4dtr/trc below, 3ch, skip 1dtr/trc, 1FPdc/FPsc over each of next 4dtr/trc below, 1ch, 1BPtr/BPdc over next tr/dc below, 1ch, shell in shell, 1ch; rep from*, 1BPtr/BPdc over next tr/dc below, 1tr/dc in third ch, turn.

Row 3: make 2ch, * 1FPtr/FPdc over next pst below, 1ch, shell in shell, 1ch, 1FPtr/FPdc over next pst below, 1ch, 5dtr/trc in space of 1ch, 1ch, 1dc/sc in space of 3ch, 1ch, 5dtr/trc in next space of 1ch, 1ch, 1FPtr/FPdc over next pst below, 1ch, shell in shell, 1ch; rep from *, work 1FPtr/FPdc over next pst below, 1tr/dc in second ch, turn.

Row 4: make 2ch, * 1BPtr/BPdc over next pst below, 1ch, shell in shell, 1ch, 1BPtr/BPd over next pst below, 1ch, 1FPdc/FPsc over each of next 4dtr/trc below, 3ch, skip 1dtr/trc, 1FPdc/FPsc over each of next 4dtr/trc below, 1ch, 1BPtr/BPdc over next pst below, 1ch, shell in shell, 1ch; rep from*, 1BPtr/BPdc over next pst below, 1tr/dc in second ch, turn.

Repeat rows 3 - 4 until you have reached your desired length.

Wool + Cotton

Colors and rows: 1 - 3 – white; 4 – beige; 5 – brown; 6 & 7 – white; 8 – brown; 9 – dark brown; 10 & 11 – white; 12 – dark brown; 13 – beige; 14 - 23 – white; 24 – beige; 25 – brown; 26 - 28 – white.

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