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Crochet 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 Puff stitch – FPP

Back Post Puff stitch – BPP

Half tr/ half dc – h.tr / h.ds

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 3 + 2

Row 1: Skip 2ch, work 1dc/sc in each of the next ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 2ch, skip 1st dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in back loop of each of the next dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch, turn.

Row 3: Make 3ch, 1tr/dc in 1st dc/sc below, * skip 2st, 3tr/dc in back loop of the next st; rep from *, make 2tr/dc in 2nd ch, don’t turn.

Row 4: Fasten to the 3rd ch and make 3ch, * work FPP over middle tr/dc. The pictures below show you the way to make it easily. Yarn over and insert your hook under middle tr/dc,

draw yarn up. Repeat this step 3 times more (work in the same space).

Yarn over hook and draw through 8 loops,

yarn over hook and draw through all loops.

Make 3ch; rep from *, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc below, turn.

Row 5: Fasten to the 1st dc/sc and make 2ch, work 3tr/dc in each space between two groups of tr/dc of 3rd row below, make h.tr/h.dc in 1st ch of previous row, don't turn.

Row 6: Fasten to the 2nd ch and make 2ch, * work BPP over middle tr/dc. Make it as you made FPP above (see pictures below).

Make 3ch; rep from *, work BPP, 1ch and 1h.tr/h.dc in last st below, turn.

Row 7: Fasten to the last st and make 2ch, 1tr/dc in space between 1st h.tr and 3tr/dc of 5th row, make 3tr/dc in each space between two groups of 3tr/dc of the 5th row, than work 1tr/dc in space between 3tr/dc and 2ch, make 1h.tr/h.dc in 1st ch of row below, turn.

Row 8: Fasten to the first st, * 3ch, work BPP over middle tr/dc; rep from *, 3ch, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch, don't turn.

Row 9: Fasten to the 1st ch, 2ch, work 3tr/dc in each space between two groups of tr/dc of 7th row below, make h.tr/h.dc in last dc/sc of previous row, turn.

Row 10: Skip 1st st, work 1dc/sc in back loop of each of the next tr/dc below, turn.

Row 11: Make 2ch, skip 1st dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in back loop of each of the next dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch, turn.

Row 12: Repeat Row 11.

Row 13: Make 5ch, skip 3st, * 1tr/dc in next, 2ch, skip 2st; rep form*, make 1tr/dc in 2nd ch, turn.

Row 14: Make 2ch, * 2dc/sc in space of 2ch, 1dc/sc in tr/dc below; rep from*, 2dc/sc in space of 5ch, 1dc/sc in 3rd ch, turn.

Row 15: Make 2ch, skip 1st dc/sc below, work 1dc/sc in back loop of each of the next dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in 2nd ch, turn.

Row 16: Repeate Row 15.

Repeat rows 2 - 16 until you have reached your desired length.

Colors & rows: * 1,2, and 3 – green, 4 – light green, 5 – white, 6 – pink, 7 – white, 8 – light green, 9 and 10 – green, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15 – white, 16, 17 and 18 – dark pink, 19 – pink, 20 – white, 21 – light green, 22 – white, 23 – pink, 24 and 25 – dark pink, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 – white. *

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