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Crochet puff-shell 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

Puff stitch – pff: yarn over, insert hook into st, yarn over, draw yarn through stitch. Repeat preceding step 2 times. Yarn over hook and draw yarn through first 6 loops on hook, yarn over and draw through all loops on hook.

Pff shell - shell: work 1pff + 2ch +1pff + 2ch + 1pff in same st.

Stitch – st

Foundation Chain: Multiples of 6 + 2

Row 1: Skip 1ch and make 1dc/sc in next, skip 2ch, * 1shell in next ch, 1ch, skip 5ch; rep from *, 1shell in next ch, 1dc/sc in last ch, turn.

Row 2: Make 3ch and 1tr/dc in first dc/sc below, *1ch, 1dc/sc in middle pff of shell below, 1ch, 1tr/dc + 2ch +1tr/dc in middle ch between two shells; rep from *, 1ch, 1dc/sc in middle pff of shell below, 1ch, 2tr/dc in last dc/sc, don’t turn.

Row 3: Fasten yarn to third ch of row below, make 1ch and 1dc/sc in same third ch, * work 1shell in next dc/sc below, 1ch; rep from *, 1shell in next dc/sc below, 1dc/sc in last tr/dc below, turn.

Row 4: Make 3ch and 1tr/dc in first dc/sc below, *1ch, 1dc/sc in middle pff of shell below, 1ch, 1tr/dc + 2ch +1tr/dc in space of 2ch between two tr/dc (of Row 2); rep from *, 1ch, 1dc/sc in middle pff of shell below, 1ch, 2tr/dc in last dc/sc, don’t turn.

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


Cotton 100%

Colors & Rows:change colors every row.

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